Philosophy of History
A Guide for Students
By (author) M.C. Lemon
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Philosophy of History by M.C. Lemon
Book DescriptionPhilosophy of History is an essential introduction to a vast body of writing about history, from classical Greece and Rome to the modern world. M.C. Lemon maps out key debates and central concepts of philosophy of history, placing principal thinkers in the context of their times and schools of thought. Lemon explains the crucial differences between speculative philosophy as an enquiry into the content of history, and analytic philosophy of history as relating to the methods of history. The first two parts of the book trace each of these traditions, whereas the third part revisits both in the light of recent contributions to the discipline. This guide provides a comprehensive survey of historical thought since ancient times. Its clear terminology and lucid argument will make it an invaluable source for students and teachers alike.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415162050
(234mm x 156mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Although much has been written of the nature of history and its disciplinary problems, less attention has been paid to the history of thought. M.C. Lemon's rigorously philosophical work first re-asserts the discipline of history in general as narrative based, before pursuing the methodological implications for the history of thought.
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