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    Philosophy of History: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives, edited by Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen.Hans D. Kellner - 2024 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 18 (1):105-112.
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    Modern Historiography in the Making: The German Sense of the Past, 1700–1900, written by Kasper Risbjerg Eskildsen.Daniel Woolf - 2024 - Journal of the Philosophy of History 18 (1):101-104.
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    New Developments in the Theory of Historical Process: Polish Contribution to Non-Marxian Historical Materialism, edited by Krzysztof Brzechczyn.Iwo Greczko - 2024 - Journal of the Philosophy of History:1-5.
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    The Routledge Companion to Historical Theory, edited by Chiel van den Akker.María Inés La Greca - 2024 - Journal of the Philosophy of History:1-5.
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    History and Identity: How Historical Theory Shapes Historical Practice, written by Stefan Berger.Volodymyr Sklokin - 2024 - Journal of the Philosophy of History:1-3.
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    On the Function and Nature of Historical Counterfactuals. Clarifying Confusions.Veli Virmajoki - 2024 - Journal of the Philosophy of History:1-25.
    In this article, I analyze historical counterfactuals. Historical counterfactuals are conditional statements in which the antecedent refers to some change in the past. We ask what would have happened, had that change occurred. I discuss the nature of such counterfactuals. I then identify important functions that historical counterfactuals have. I point out that they are at the heart of explanations and, therefore, reveal issues related to contingency and actual history. I then discuss counterfactual reasoning in historiography. I argue that the (...)
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