Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Huron

Philosophy 2670F/G

PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY


An introduction to significant issues and figures in the philosophy of history. Topics considered may include: evidence and historical hypotheses; causation; counterfactuals in history; historical necessity and contingency; explanation and laws in history; realism and anti-realism about the past; objectivity; narrative and interpretation. Readings may include works by Vico, Kant, Herder, Hegel, Marx, Ranke, and Collingwood.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: PHILOSOP

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