Empiricism and History
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
In the last 20 years postmodernism has had a powerful effect on the discipline of history and is now forcing empiricist historians to articulate their methods, and to defend them as both possible and virtuous. In this concise introduction, Stephen Davies explains what historians mean by empiricism, examines the origins, growth and persistence of empirical methods, and shows how students can apply these methods to their own work.
|Keywords||History Philosophy Empiricism Historiography Experience History History Study and teaching|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$6.81 used (85% off) $23.53 new (46% off) $42.95 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||D16.8.D27 2003|
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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
John Arnold, Kate Davies & Simon Ditchfield (eds.) (1998). History and Heritage: Consuming the Past in Contemporary Culture. Donhead.
Salo Wittmayer Baron (1986). The Contemporary Relevance of History: A Study in Approaches and Methods. Columbia University Press.
Keith Jenkins (1991). Re-Thinking History. Routledge.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads1 ( #672,433 of 1,780,586 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #291,765 of 1,780,586 )
How can I increase my downloads?