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The Resource A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

Label
A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography
Title
A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Tucker, Aviezer
Dewey number
907.2
Index
index present
LC call number
D13
LC item number
.C627 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Blackwell Companions to Philosophy
Series volume
v. 107
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  • Historiography
  • History
  • Historiography
  • History
  • HISTORY
  • Historiography
  • History
  • Geschichtsschreibung
  • Geschichtsphilosophie
  • Geschichtswissenschaft
  • Kausalität
  • Interpretation
  • Wissenschaftlichkeit
  • Objektivität
  • Erkenntnistheorie
  • Geschichte
  • Philosophie
  • Geschiedfilosofie
  • Geschiedschrijving
  • Geschichtsphilosophie
  • Geschichtsschreibung
Label
A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Series Title -- Title -- Copyright -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Glossary of Terms -- 1: Introduction -- Part I: Major Fields -- 2: Philosophy of Historiography -- Facts -- Evidence -- The Structure of Description and Justification -- Explanation and Understanding -- Summary -- 3: Philosophy of History -- The Term "Philosophy of History" -- The Terms "Philosophy" and "History" -- Historiographical Production -- Critical Theory of Historiography vs. Substantive Philosophy of History -- The Meaning and Function of History -- The Evolution of Substantive Philosophies of History
  • The Poetics of the Substantive Philosophy of History -- The Arrival of the Philosophy of Historiography -- 4: Philosophical Issues in Natural History and Its Historiography -- Introduction -- The Scientific Method of Yore -- The Structure and Research Practices of Scientific Historiography of Nature -- Explanation and Confirmation in Scientific Historiography -- Narrative Explanation -- Common Cause Explanation -- 5: Historians and Philosophy of Historiography -- JOHN ZAMMITO -- A Perennial Crisis? When "Historiography" Faces "Philosophy" -- The Poststructuralist/Postmodernist Challenge
  • Practicing Historians and the Challenge of Philosophy -- Concluding Comment -- Part II: Basic Problems -- 6: Historiographic Evidence and Confirmation -- What Is Historiographic Evidence? -- Bayesianism -- Bayesianism as a Model of Historiographic Reasoning -- Explanationism -- Towards an Explanationist Bayesianism -- Applications: Skepticism -- Applications: Underdetermination -- 7: Causation in Historiography -- Unificationist Accounts of Causation -- Conditional Theories -- Counterfactuals -- Causation as a Process -- Probability -- Exceptionalism -- Eliminativism -- Primitivism
  • 8: Historiographic Counterfactuals -- The Counterfactual Character of Historiography -- Understanding -- Metaphysical Preliminaries -- Causal Counterfactual Analysis in Historiography -- Counterfactuals and Practical Reasoning -- Science and Counterfactuals -- 9: Historical Necessity and Contingency -- Introduction -- Necessity and Contingency as Degrees of Stability -- Necessity (Contingency) and Description -- Cleopatra's Nose and Other Category Mistakes -- Making a Difference -- Emplotment -- Prophets of Contingency -- 10: Explanation in Historiography -- 1 -- 2 -- 3 -- Acknowledgment
  • 11: Historiographic Understanding GIUSEPPINA D'ORO -- Introduction -- The Argument for Methodological Unity -- The Argument against Methodological Unity -- Understanding Others -- The Ontological Turn and the New Causalist Consensus -- 12: Colligation -- The Concept of "Colligation" -- Some Common Hazards in Colligation -- Philosophical Issues -- Colligation and Postmodernism -- The Value of Colligation -- 13: The Laws of History -- A Systematic Look at Laws in History and Nature -- The History of the "Laws of History" -- Current Problems and Debates in History and Neighboring Disciplines
Control code
927509368
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (621 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781405149082
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.1002/9781444304916.
  • 9781405149082
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781444351521
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)927509368
Terms governing use
Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force.
Label
A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Series Title -- Title -- Copyright -- List of Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Glossary of Terms -- 1: Introduction -- Part I: Major Fields -- 2: Philosophy of Historiography -- Facts -- Evidence -- The Structure of Description and Justification -- Explanation and Understanding -- Summary -- 3: Philosophy of History -- The Term "Philosophy of History" -- The Terms "Philosophy" and "History" -- Historiographical Production -- Critical Theory of Historiography vs. Substantive Philosophy of History -- The Meaning and Function of History -- The Evolution of Substantive Philosophies of History
  • The Poetics of the Substantive Philosophy of History -- The Arrival of the Philosophy of Historiography -- 4: Philosophical Issues in Natural History and Its Historiography -- Introduction -- The Scientific Method of Yore -- The Structure and Research Practices of Scientific Historiography of Nature -- Explanation and Confirmation in Scientific Historiography -- Narrative Explanation -- Common Cause Explanation -- 5: Historians and Philosophy of Historiography -- JOHN ZAMMITO -- A Perennial Crisis? When "Historiography" Faces "Philosophy" -- The Poststructuralist/Postmodernist Challenge
  • Practicing Historians and the Challenge of Philosophy -- Concluding Comment -- Part II: Basic Problems -- 6: Historiographic Evidence and Confirmation -- What Is Historiographic Evidence? -- Bayesianism -- Bayesianism as a Model of Historiographic Reasoning -- Explanationism -- Towards an Explanationist Bayesianism -- Applications: Skepticism -- Applications: Underdetermination -- 7: Causation in Historiography -- Unificationist Accounts of Causation -- Conditional Theories -- Counterfactuals -- Causation as a Process -- Probability -- Exceptionalism -- Eliminativism -- Primitivism
  • 8: Historiographic Counterfactuals -- The Counterfactual Character of Historiography -- Understanding -- Metaphysical Preliminaries -- Causal Counterfactual Analysis in Historiography -- Counterfactuals and Practical Reasoning -- Science and Counterfactuals -- 9: Historical Necessity and Contingency -- Introduction -- Necessity and Contingency as Degrees of Stability -- Necessity (Contingency) and Description -- Cleopatra's Nose and Other Category Mistakes -- Making a Difference -- Emplotment -- Prophets of Contingency -- 10: Explanation in Historiography -- 1 -- 2 -- 3 -- Acknowledgment
  • 11: Historiographic Understanding GIUSEPPINA D'ORO -- Introduction -- The Argument for Methodological Unity -- The Argument against Methodological Unity -- Understanding Others -- The Ontological Turn and the New Causalist Consensus -- 12: Colligation -- The Concept of "Colligation" -- Some Common Hazards in Colligation -- Philosophical Issues -- Colligation and Postmodernism -- The Value of Colligation -- 13: The Laws of History -- A Systematic Look at Laws in History and Nature -- The History of the "Laws of History" -- Current Problems and Debates in History and Neighboring Disciplines
Control code
927509368
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (621 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781405149082
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 10.1002/9781444304916.
  • 9781405149082
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781444351521
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)927509368
Terms governing use
Restricted: Printing from this resource is governed by The Legal Deposit Libraries (Non-Print Works) Regulations (UK) and UK copyright law currently in force.

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