By Agnes Heller
This radical research of the position and significance of historiography translates the philosophy and concept of historical past at the foundation of historicity as a human situation. The ebook examins the norms and techniques of historiography from a philosophical perspective, yet rejects generalisations tht the philosophy of background provides all of the solutions to modern difficulties. in its place it outlines a possible concept of background that's nonetheless radical sufficient to use to all social constructions.
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