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Logics of History
Language: un
Pages: 376
Authors: William H. Sewell Jr.
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-27 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

While social scientists and historians have been exchanging ideas for a long time, they have never developed a proper dialogue about social theory. William H. Sewell Jr. observes that on questions of theory the communication has been mostly one way: from social science to history. Logics of History argues that
The Logic of History
Language: un
Pages: 260
Authors: Charles Morazé
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-22 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

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The Logic of History
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: C. Behan McCullagh
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-03-01 - Publisher: Routledge

The Logic of History reveals the rational basis for historians' descriptions, interpretations and explanations of past events. C. Behan McCullagh defends the practice of history as more reliable than has recently been acknowledged. Historians, he argues, make their accounts of the past as fair as they can and avoid misleading
The Logic of the History of Ideas
Language: un
Pages: 337
Authors: Mark Bevir
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-06-20 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book provides a philosophical analysis of the reasoning appropriate to the history of ideas. It addresses three main questions: what sort of meanings do historians study? How can historians justify claims to have objective knowledge of such meanings? What sorts of explanations are appropriate to such meanings? By answering
The Logic of Historical Explanation
Language: un
Pages: 320
Authors: Clayton Roberts
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Penn State University Press

Ever since 1942, when Carl Hempel declared that historical events are explained by subsuming them under laws governing the occurrence of similar events, philosophers have debated the validity of explanations based on "covering laws." In The Logic of Historical Explanation, Clayton Roberts provides a key to understanding the role of