Understanding History: An Introduction to Analytical Philosophy of History
by Jonathan Gorman
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press 1992
Number of pages: 137
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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