The idea of history

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Clarendon press, 1949 - Historiography - 339 pages
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User Review  - Brett Green - Goodreads

Need to read this again. A lot of good food for thought for people just getting started in philosophy, esp philosophy of history. A quarter of the text or so covers developments in how older periods ... Read full review

Review: The Idea of History

User Review  - Leah - Goodreads

"history is historically contingent" -- surely a revolutionary thesis in it's time (1946) -- now feels a bit like old news. The writing is exceedingly clear and analytical, which maybe says something ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION I The Philosophy of History I
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Historys Nature Object Method and Value
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The Problem of Parts IIV
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