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Constantine Sandis
University of Hertfordshire
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This paper explores the role of empathy and detachment in historical explanation by comparing Collingwood and Hume's philosophies of history to Brecht and Stanislavki's theories of theatre. I argue that Collingwood's notion of re-enactment shares much more with Hume and Brecht than it does with Stanislavski. This enables a just medium between rationalistic and empathetic accounts of historical understanding, as recently put forth by Mark Bevir and Karsten Stueber respectively
Keywords Understanding   Detachment   Empathy   Explanation   Re-Enactment   Theatre
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DOI 10.1163/187226311X582310
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