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<h1>Concepts—We think by grasping</h1>
 
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<div class="insert">Since about 1770, old words such as ''democracy'', ''freedom'', and the ''state'' have indicated a new horizon of the future, which delimits the concept in a different way; traditional topoi gained an anticipatory content that they did not have before.<ref>Reinhart Koselleck, ''The Practice of Conceptual History: Timing History, Spacing Concepts'' (Todd Samuel Presner, trans., Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002) p. 5.</ref></div>
  
 
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Concepts—We think by grasping

Since about 1770, old words such as democracy, freedom, and the state have indicated a new horizon of the future, which delimits the concept in a different way; traditional topoi gained an anticipatory content that they did not have before.[1]



  1. Reinhart Koselleck, The Practice of Conceptual History: Timing History, Spacing Concepts (Todd Samuel Presner, trans., Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002) p. 5.