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How Is History Real?

Steven G. Smith

Steven G. Smith is Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy at Millsaps College, USA and the author of The Concept of the Spiritual (1988), Gender Thinking (1992), Worth Doing (2004), and Appeal and Attitude (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Full History : On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Ordinary historical curiosity assumes the reality of past occurrence, appreciating the past’s factual kind of relevance; indeed, history thinking is itself the main argument for realism about the past since we generally regard as real...

How Does History Matter?

Steven G. Smith

Steven G. Smith is Jennie Carlisle Golding Professor of Philosophy at Millsaps College, USA and the author of The Concept of the Spiritual (1988), Gender Thinking (1992), Worth Doing (2004), and Appeal and Attitude (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Full History : On the Meaningfulness of Shared Action

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...‘History that doesn’t matter’ is an unhappy, self-contradictory thought. We do sometimes think it to separate ourselves from oppressive claims of the past, or simply to shift attention. But our freedom to manoeuvre is never an absolute...

Introduction: Evental History and the Humanities

Michael J. Kelly

Michael J. Kelly is Visiting Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature at the State University of New York at Binghamton, USA. He is the General Director of the project Networks and Neighbours and Co-General Director, with Dolores Castro, of the series Visigothic Symposia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theories of History : History Read across the Humanities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Lex divina triplici sentienda est modo: primo ut historice, secundo ut tropologice, tertio ut mystice intellegatur. Historice namque iuxta litteram, tropologice iuxta moralem scientiam, mystice iuxta spiritalem intellegentiam...

The logos of history

Dmitri Nikulin

Dmitri Nikulin is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York, USA. His interests range from ancient and early modern philosophy to the philosophy of dialogue and of literature. He is the author of a number of books including Matter, Imagination and Geometry (2002), On Dialogue (2006), Dialectic and Dialogue (2010), and Comedy, Seriously (2014). He is also the editor of and contributor to The Other Plato (2012) and Memory: A Philosophical History (2015) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Concept of History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...“…animals are divided into (a) those that belong to the emperor; (b) embalmed ones; (c) those that are trained; (d) suckling pigs; (e) mermaids; (f) fabulous ones; (g) stray dogs; (h) those that are included in this classification; (i...

The structures of history

Dmitri Nikulin

Dmitri Nikulin is Professor of Philosophy and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York, USA. His interests range from ancient and early modern philosophy to the philosophy of dialogue and of literature. He is the author of a number of books including Matter, Imagination and Geometry (2002), On Dialogue (2006), Dialectic and Dialogue (2010), and Comedy, Seriously (2014). He is also the editor of and contributor to The Other Plato (2012) and Memory: A Philosophical History (2015) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Concept of History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Unum adiciam, omnia me quibus interfueram quaeque statim, cum maxime vera memorantur, audieram, persecutum. Tu potissima excerpes; aliud est enim epistulam aliud historiam aliud amico aliud omnibus scribere. “I will say no more...

Introduction: Teleology and History – Nineteenth-Century Fortunes of an Enlightenment Project

Henning Trüper

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Henning Trüper is a member of the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, USA and the Centre de Recherches Historiques, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dipesh Chakrabarty

Dipesh Chakrabarty is Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sanjay Subrahmanyam

Sanjay Subrahmanyam is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historical Teleologies in The Modern World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Teleology, the project The word was a success. Invented by Christian Wolff in 1728, with Diderot’s Encyclopédie and the philosophy of Kant as its most powerful transmitters, ‘teleology’ soon projected itself into the furthest...

Background to the text

Peter Johnson

Peter Johnson is Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, UK. His publications include R G Collingwood: An Introduction (1998) and the Bloomsbury Reader's Guide to Collingwood's The Idea of History. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Collingwood’s The Idea of History : A Reader’s Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Text Collingwood’s The Idea of History is not an uncomplicated text. It is not wholly the book which Collingwood intended to write on history and it consists of material written...

From the Problem of Evil to Hermeneutic Philosophy of History

Philosophy of History After Hayden White

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Could we, without any irreverence, or better still, with full consciousness and respect, apply the famous phrase of Dietrich Bonhoeffer “Einen Gott, den es gibt, gibt es nicht” (A God that exists does not exist) [Dietrich Bonhoeffer...

Past, Present, and Future

Theories of History : History Read across the Humanities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Introduction: Historicism In the much renowned year of 1968 I spent my summer vacation in Bordeaux with acquaintances of my parents. They had a summer residence at the Bay of Arcachon, where we did a lot of swimming and sailing. One...

Ecumenism and Erasmianism: The Wiles Lectures, 1975

Hugh Trevor-Roper : The Historian

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Among the various substantial typescripts in the archive of Hugh Trevor-Roper is one entitled ‘The Ecumenical Movement and the English Church, 1560–1640’. SOC.Dacre 2/5 (Wiles Lectures 1975). I am very grateful to both...