A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography
Edited by Aviezer Tucker
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Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography by Aviezer Tucker
Book DescriptionThe fifty entries in this Companion cover the main issues in the philosophies of historiography and history, including natural history and the practices of historians.* Written by an international and multi-disciplinary group of experts* A cutting-edge updated picture of current research in the field* Part of the renowned Blackwell Companions series
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405149082
(258mm x 180mm x 47mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography, Paperback (November 2010)
The philosophy of historiography examines our representations and knowledge of the past, the relation between evidence, inference, explanation, and narrative. The philosophy of history is the direct philosophical examination of history, whether it is necessary or contingent, whether it has a direction, or whether it is coincidental.
Our Knowledge of the Past, Paperback (October 2009)» View all books by Aviezer Tucker
This book presents a philosophical analysis of the disciplines that offer scientific knowledge of the past.
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Author Biography - Aviezer Tucker
Aviezer Tucker has held research positions at the Australian National University, New York University, Columbia University and the Central European University in Prague. He is the author of Our Knowledge of the Past: A Philosophy of Historiography (2004) and is an editor of the Journal of Philosophy of History .
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