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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
Subject Code: PHILOSOP
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