Philosophy of History After Hayden White (Bloomsbury Studies in American Philosophy)

Philosophy of History After Hayden White (Bloomsbury Studies in American Philosophy)

Robert Doran


This anthology of recent essays by means of a global workforce of preeminent students explores the ground-breaking paintings of Hayden White, whose proposal, starting along with his seminal Metahistory (1973), has revolutionized the way in which we expect in regards to the philosophy of historical past, historiography, narrative, and the relation among background and literature. Representing a number of disciplines and ways, the contributions to this quantity testify to the far-reaching results and importance of White's philosophy of heritage. person essays relate White's rules to modern artwork, cognitive reports, Heideggerian hermeneutics, experimental heritage, Kant's transcendental philosophy, analytic philosophy of background, Marxist cultural concept, the Kantian elegant, and American educational historiography.

A immense creation by way of the editor lines the genesis of White's philosophy of historical past, situating it with admire to either the Anglo-American and Continental traditions. the amount additionally contains a formerly unpublished essay via White, which deals a concise evaluate of his later suggestion, and a "Comment" written in particular for this quantity, during which White revisits the query of the philosophy of history.

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