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Understanding History: An Introduction to Analytical Philosophy of History

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Understanding History: An Introduction to Analytical Philosophy of History
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Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0776603558
ISBN-13: 9780776603551
Number of pages: 137

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Has any question about the historical past ever been finally answered? Of course there is much disagreement among professional historians about what happened in the past and how to explain it. But this incisive study goes one step further and brings into question the very ability of historians to gather and communicate genuine knowledge about the past.

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