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This update of the original version focuses on six central problems in the critical philosophy of history and explores the connections among them. Starting with the fundamentals of each philosophical topic in history and then delving into the specifics of each to better understand the surrounding issues, the reference first offers a comprehensive introduction into these topics then covers explanation and understanding ... objectivity and value judgment .. causes in history ... the nature and role of narrative ... and historical determinism. Suitable for students, professors, and anyone else interested in the philosophy of history.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 141) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Explanation and Understanding.

3. Objectivity and Value Judgment.

4. Causes in History.

5. The Nature and Role of Narrative.

6. Historical Determinism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780130128164
Author:
Dray, William H.
Publisher:
Pearson Education.
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historiography
Subject:
General and historiography
Subject:
History -- Philosophy.
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
World history -- Historiography.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Prentice-Hall foundations of philosophy series
Series Volume:
no. 215
Publication Date:
December 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.3 in 227 gr

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