HALEVY, Elie


HALEVY, Elie
(1870-1937)
   French historian and social philosopher whose work on English history led him to argue that METHODISM saved England from a REVOLUTION in 1815. His thesis, known as "the Halevy thesis" is similar to that of WEBER in emphasizing the role of ideas and religious convictions in shaping SOCIAL REALITY.

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  • HALÉVY, ÉLIE — (1870–1937), French philosopher and historian. He was the son of Ludovic and brother of Daniel (see Halévy family). He was raised as a Protestant (his mother s religion). He became professor at the Ecole libre des Sciences politiques where he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Halévy, Élie — ▪ French historian born Sept. 6, 1870, Étretat, Fr. died Aug. 21, 1937, Sucy en Brie       French historian, author of the best detailed general account of 19th century British history, Histoire du peuple anglais au XIXe siècle, 6 vol. (1913–47;… …   Universalium

  • Halevy, Elie — (1760 1826)    French Hebrew writer and poet. He was born in Fürth, Bavaria, and moved to Paris, where he served as cantor, secretary of the Jewish community, and teacher. From 1817 to 1819 he edited and published a weekly journal, LTsraelite… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • HALÉVY, ELIE HALFON — (1760–1826), writer and poet in Hebrew and French. Born into an illustrious Jewish family in Fuerth, Bavaria, he received an Orthodox upbringing. As a young man he moved to Paris where he served as cantor, secretary of the community, and teacher …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Elie Halevy — Élie Halévy Élie Halévy (6 septembre 1870 à Étretat 21 août 1937 à Sucy en Brie) est un philosophe et historien libéral français, spécialiste de l Angleterre. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Influence …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Élie Halévy — (6 septembre 1870 à Étretat 21 août 1937 à Sucy en Brie) est un philosophe et historien libéral français, spécialiste de l Angleterre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Élie Halévy — (September 6, 1870 August 21, 1937) was a French philosopher and historian who wrote studies of the British utilitarians, a history of 19th century England and the acclaimed book of essays, Era of Tyrannies .BiographyÉlie Halévy was born in… …   Wikipedia

  • Halevy — Halévy (Hebr.: הַלֵּוִי) ist der Familienname folgender Persönlichkeiten: Daniel Halévy (1872–1962), französischer Historiker und Sohn von Ludovic Halévy Élie Halévy (1870–1937), französischer Philosoph und Historiker Élie Halévy (Chalfan)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Halévy — (Hebr.: הַלֵּוִי) ist der Familienname folgender Persönlichkeiten: Daniel Halévy (1872–1962), französischer Historiker und Sohn von Ludovic Halévy Élie Halévy (1870–1937), französischer Philosoph und Historiker Élie Halévy (Chalfan) (1760–1826) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HALÉVY (J. F. F.) — HALÉVY ÉLIE LÉVY dit JACQUES FRANÇOIS FROMENTAL (1799 1862) Élève de Cherubini, comme son contemporain Auber, Halévy fut avec ce dernier l’une des gloires musicales de la Restauration et de la monarchie de Juillet. Là s’arrête la ressemblance;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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