The Philosophy of History: A Re-Examination

The Philosophy of History: A Re-Examination

by William Sweet, James Thomas

ISBN-10: 0754631702

ISBN-13: 9780754631705

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

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6.34(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction : the philosophy of history : today, yesterday and tomorrow1
Pt. IHistory and historical understanding
1History : a thing of the past?27
2Post-formalist criticism in the history of philosophy43
3The art of history : history and the history-painting tradition63
4Clio in the Lyceum : finding room for history in Aristotle's thought79
5Kierkegaard : historical inquiry and the individual95
6History and mathematics105
7Temporal priority and a better world119
Pt. IIExplanation and objectivity
8Speculative versus critical philosophy of history131
9History, philosophy and historiography : philosophy and the critique of historical thinking163
10Agency and the objectivity of historical narratives197
11'Traditional' versus postmodern history : the contribution of narrative223
12The Frankfurt school and the philosophy of history233

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