Franklin

Key issues in historical theory / Herman Paul.

Author/Creator:
Paul, Herman, author.
Standardized Title:
Als het verleden trekt. English
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 159 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
History -- Philosophy.
Historiography.
Historiography
History -- Philosophy
Summary:
"An introduction to the field of historical theory, incorporating examples from novels, paintings, music, and political debates and using text boxes to provide focus on key topics"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
What is historical theory?
What is the past?
Relations with the past
The material relation : rooted in the past
The aesthetic relation : historical narratives
The political relation : making history
The epistemic relation (I) : historical hypotheses
The epistemic relation (II) : historical explanations
The epistemic relation (III) : truth and plausibility
The moral relation : lessons from the past
Relations management : the ethics of historical scholarship.
Notes:
"The present book is an adapted and improved version of the Dutch original (especially chapter 1 has been thoroughly revised)."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Runia, Anthony, 1959- translator.
ISBN:
9781138802728
1138802727
9781138802735
1138802735
9781315720609
OCLC:
894816318
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