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Laws and Explanation in History
Language: en
Pages: 174
Authors: William H. Dray
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1957 - Publisher:

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Knowledge and Explanation in History
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Ronald F. Atkinson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978-11-30 - Publisher: Springer

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Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiography
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Tor Egil Førland
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-20 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Bringing sophisticated philosophy to bear on real-life historiography, Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiography rekindles and invigorates the debate on two perennials in the theory and methodology of history. One is the tension between historians' values and the ideal—or illusion—of objective historiography. The other is historical explanation. The point of
The Philosophy of Carl G. Hempel
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Carl G. Hempel
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Editor James Fetzer presents an analytical and historical introduction and a comprehensive bibliography together with selections of many of Carl G. Hempel's most important studies to give students and scholars an ideal opportunity to appreciate the enduring contributions of one of the most influential philosophers of science of the 20th
Explanation in the Special Sciences
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Marie I. Kaiser, Oliver R. Scholz, Daniel Plenge, Andreas Hüttemann
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-29 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Biology and history are often viewed as closely related disciplines, with biology informed by history, especially in its task of charting our evolutionary past. Maximizing the opportunities for cross-fertilization in these two fields requires an accurate reckoning of their commonalities and differences—precisely what this volume sets out to achieve. Specially