The philosophy of history : an introduction / Mark Day.

By: Day, Mark
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2008Description: xii, 255 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780826488473; 0826488471; 9780826488480; 082648848XSubject(s): History -- Philosophy | History -- Methodology | History -- Study and teachingDDC classification: 901 LOC classification: D16.8 | .D32 2008Online resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | WorldCat detailshttp://www.worldcat.org/title/philosophy-of-history-an-introduction/oclc/154678072&referer=brief_results
Contents:
Table of contents Evidence of the past -- History as science -- History as interpretation -- From interpretation to discourse -- Truth and reality.
Summary: Summary: Mark Day offers a lucid treatment of existing approaches to the philosophy of history, exploring subjects that include: the centrality of historical language, objections to historical truth and realism, the relationship between the philosophy of history and the philosophy of science, and much more besides.
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Day, Mark.
Philosophy of history.
London ; New York : Continuum, c2008
(OCoLC)607893863

Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-250) and index.

Table of contents Evidence of the past --
History as science --
History as interpretation --
From interpretation to discourse --
Truth and reality.

Summary:
Mark Day offers a lucid treatment of existing approaches to the philosophy of history, exploring subjects that include: the centrality of historical language, objections to historical truth and realism, the relationship between the philosophy of history and the philosophy of science, and much more besides.

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