David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (1993)
The Idea of History is the best-known book of the great Oxford philosopher, historian, and archaeologist R.G. Collingwood. It was originally published posthumously in 1946, having been mainly reconstructed from Collingwood's manuscripts, many of which are now lost. For this revised edition, Collingwood's most important lectures on the philosophy of history are published here for the first time. These texts have been prepared by Jan van der Dussen from manuscripts that have only recently become available. The lectures contain Collingwood's first comprehensive statement of his philosophy of history; they are therefore essential for a full understanding of his thought, and in particular for a correct interpretation of The Idea of History itself. Van der Dussen contributes a substantial introduction in which he explains the background to this new edition and surveys the scholarship of the last fifty years.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$3.81 used (92% off) $32.64 new (28% off) $36.95 direct from Amazon (18% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||D16.8.C592 1993|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Robert M. Gordon (1986). Folk Psychology as Simulation. Mind and Language 1 (2):158-71.
Alexander Bird (2007). What is Scientific Progress? Noûs 41 (1):64–89.
Nick Zangwill (2006). Daydreams and Anarchy: A Defense of Anomalous Mental Causation. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 73 (2):253–289.
Simon W. Blackburn (1992). Theory, Observation, and Drama. Mind and Language 7 (1-2):187-203.
Karsten R. Stueber (2011). Imagination, Empathy, and Moral Deliberation: The Case of Imaginative Resistence. Southern Journal of Philosophy 49 (s1):156-180.
Similar books and articles
Frederick D. Schneider (1952). Collingwood and the Idea of History. University of Toronto Quarterly 22:172-183.
W. Jan van der Dussen (1979). Collingwood's Unpublished Manuscripts. History and Theory 18 (3):445-454.
W. Jan van der Dussen (1981). History as a Science: The Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood. Distributors, Kluwer Boston.
William H. Dray (1995). History as Re-Enactment: R.G. Collingwood's Idea of History. Oxford University Press.
Serge Grigoriev (2008). Continuity of the Rational: Naturalism and Historical Understanding in Collingwood. Journal of the Philosophy of History 2 (2):119-137.
A. M. Adam (1995). Book Reviews : R. G. Collingwood, The Idea of History. Rev. Ed., Edited and with a New Introduction by J. Van der Dussen, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1993. Pp. Xlvii, 510. $108.00 (Cloth. [REVIEW] Philosophy of the Social Sciences 25 (2):256-258.
John Luckman (1991). Metaphysics, History and the Unpublished Manuscripts. International Studies in Philosophy 23 (3):27-45.
Stephen Leach (2011). History, Ethics and Philosophy: Bernard Williams Appraisal of R. G. Collingwood. Journal of the Philosophy of History 5 (1):36-53.
Stephen Turner (2011). Collingwood and Weber Vs. Mink: History After the Cognitive Turn. Journal of the Philosophy of History 5 (2):230-260.
R. G. Collingwood (1993). The Idea of History. Revised Edition. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads11 ( #154,633 of 1,410,134 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #57,864 of 1,410,134 )
How can I increase my downloads?