The Philosophy of History: Talks Given at the Institute of Historical Research, London, 2000-2006

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EditorAlexander Lyon Macfie

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The Philosophy of History contains a selection of the talks given at the Philosophy of History seminar in the Institute of Historical Research, London, in the period 2000-6. It puts students of the Philosophy of History, historians, teachers of History and anyone else interested in the subject in touch with what is being researched and discussed today at the cutting edge of Philosophy of History studies. With contributions from, among others, Robert Burns, Keith Jenkins, James Connelly, Beverly Southgate, Ellen O'Gorman, Béatrice Han-Pile, Mary Fulbrook, Alun Munslow and Ray Monk.

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The Philosophy of History contains a selection of the talks given at the Philosophy of History seminar in the Institute of Historical Research, London, in the period 2000-6. It puts students of the Philosophy of History, historians, teachers of History and anyone else interested in the subject in touch with what is being researched and...

ALEXANDER LYON MACFIE has written widely on the Straits Question, the Eastern Question, the modern history of the Middle East and other related subjects. His publications include The Eastern Question (2nd edition, 1996), The Straits Question (1993), Ataturk (1994), The End of the Ottoman Empire (1998), Orientalism: A Reader (2000), Or...

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Format:PerfectDimensions:256 pages, 8.05 × 5.93 × 0.77 inPublished:December 1, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780230004573

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Table of Contents

Preface * Introduction * The Place of History in Spinoza's Metaphysics--E.de Jonge * Did the French Revolutionaries Have a Philosophy of History?--W.Scott * Hegel's History of Philosophy: Some Critical Reflections--R.M.Burns * The Concept of Civilization and the Problem of a Speculative Philosophy of History--L.Armour * On the Role of Time in Collingwood's Thought--M.J.O'Neill * Intertextuality, Time and Historical Understanding--E.O'Gorman * Early Foucault and Transcendental History--B.Han-Pile * Postmodernism, the End of History and Frank Ankersmit--K.Jenkins * Postmodernism and the Politics of Historiography--O.Daddow * Detachment Dispatch'd: History as Poetics--B.Southgate * Postmodern Scepticism, Truth and History--J.Connelly * Why All Historical Accounts are Inevitably Theoretical, but Why Some Accounts are Preferable to Others--M.Fulbrook * The Manifold Paradoxes of Orientalism--A.L.Macfie * Biography and History: Criticism, Theory and Practice--A.Muslow * Getting Inside Heisenberg's Head--R.Monk * Index