Synopses & Reviews
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141) and index.
Table of Contents
2. Explanation and Understanding.
3. Objectivity and Value Judgment.
4. Causes in History.
5. The Nature and Role of Narrative.
6. Historical Determinism.