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Abstract

he philosophy of history is undergoing something of a revival. Much has happened since its heyday in the 1960s when methodological discussions concerning the structure of explanation in history and the natural sciences were central to the philosophical agenda. This introduction revisits Collingwood’s contribution to the philosophy of history, his views on the relation between science and history, and the possibility of historical knowledge suggesting his work is of enduring relevance to contemporary debates. It locates his contribution in the context of the hermeneutic tradition and locates his defence of the methodological autonomy of history in the context of recent debates concerning the relation between science and the history of the philosophy of science.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: The final published version can be found online at: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/18722636-12341374
Uncontrolled Keywords: explanatory pluralism; historical relativism; scientism; pragmatics of explanation
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment
Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2018 09:25
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2019 15:49
URI: http://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/4316

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