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Introduction

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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...Moment by moment we act, beginning new actions and continuing others, adding our portions to a growing total of world changes – the sum of what will have happened. As busy as we are forgetting what we have done or denying its significance...

Epilogue: Difficult History

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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...Today there is a popular cable television channel that is known for constantly running shows on World War II. This programming bias does not seem incongruous to me. I found the war an absorbing topic throughout my growing up in the 1950s...

A Brief Biography

James Connelly

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James Connelly is Professor of Politics at the University of Hull, UK. He has co-edited an edition of R G Collingwood’s An Essay on Philosophical Method (2005) and published Metaphysics, Method and Politics: The Political Philosophy of R G Collingwood in 2003. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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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Stephen Leach

Stephen Leach is Honorary Fellow at Keele University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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R. G. Collingwood: A Research Companion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...R. G. Collingwood was a noted philosopher, archaeologist and historian. As a philosopher his reputation rests mainly on his work in aesthetics and the philosophy of history. As an archaeologist and historian he worked mainly on Roman...

Introduction: Historicism as a travelling concept

Herman Paul

Herman Paul is Professor of the History of the Humanities at Leiden University, the Netherlands. He is the author of Key Issues in Historical Theory (2015) and Hayden White: The Historical Imagination (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriaan van Veldhuizen

Adriaan van Veldhuizen is Assistant Professor in Historical Theory at Leiden University, The Netherlands, where he coordinates the PhD program in history and plays a leading role in the research project, “The Demands of our Time: Epochal Thinking from 1800 to the Present.” He published a Dutch-language book on the history of socialism and several articles on historical theory, most recently in History and Theory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Historicism : A Travelling Concept

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Abstract Starting with the fictional figure of Mme. Historicist as invoked by Joan Copjec, an American psychoanalytic critic of historicism, this introduction sets the stages for the volume by arguing that historicism can productively...

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...

Introduction

James Connelly

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James Connelly is Professor of Politics at the University of Hull, UK. He has co-edited an edition of R G Collingwood’s An Essay on Philosophical Method (2005) and published Metaphysics, Method and Politics: The Political Philosophy of R G Collingwood in 2003. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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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Stephen Leach

Stephen Leach is Honorary Fellow at Keele University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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R. G. Collingwood: A Research Companion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...R. G. Collingwood (1889–1943) was a major philosopher whose work in aesthetics and in the philosophy of history is rightly regarded as seminal. In the fields of metaphysics, political philosophy and, to a lesser extent, the philosophy...

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Philosophy of History After Hayden White

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...I appreciate Robert Doran’s production of this collection of essays on “Philosophy of History After Hayden White” even though, I have to admit, I do not think of myself as a philosopher or even a philosopher of history. His reasons...

Collingwood’s great discovery: The autonomy of history

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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...Realism Understanding in philosophy often consists in getting to grips with the ‘isms’ a philosopher argues against, and of all the ‘isms’ Collingwood argues against, realism ranks high. He considers it false...

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...

Historicity

Hans Ruin

Hans Ruin is Professor of Philosophy at Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Key Concepts

...Introduction The term “historicity” (Ger. Geschichtlichkeit) has different meanings, two of which need to be distinguished from the outset. As a standard technical term within the historical disciplines it means simply “having historical...