A historical fact is not simply given.
Other useful historical references include S.B.
The reputation of historical fiction is unstable.
John Derbyshire's book is more of a historical adventure.
Kuhn’s paradigms have some of the character of a historical a priori.
Likewise, a basic epistemology of historical knowledge can be described.
For Yorck, metaphysics is a flight from the historical reality ‘on the ground.’
The Torah, qua Holy Scripture, cannot be read as a repository of historical fact.
Harnack’s purpose was thus to replace theological dogmatism with historical understanding.
Here the guiding question is, “What are the logical and epistemological characteristics of historical knowledge and historical explanation?”
Historical conventionalism, a diachronic view, holds that artworks necessarily stand in an art-historical relation to some set of earlier artworks.
The later historical school (roughly after 1870) was responsible for most of the detailed historical research for which the school as a whole is known.
He also founded two historical journals (by 1791 there were 131 mainly historical journals in Germany) and a Historical Institute, an early type of seminar.
Nor is this historical past the only possible kind of past: if there is a historical past then there must be other, non-historical, pasts constructed in modes other than the historical (OH 9).
Pounds, An Historical Geography of Europe, 450 bc–ad 1330 (1973), An Historical Geography of Europe, 1500–1840 (1979), An Historical Geography of Europe, 1800–1914 (1985), and An Historical Geography of Europe (1990).
Collectively, philosophers of liberation affirm that historical indexicality of freedom, that is, that human freedom cannot be understood in the abstract, but only against a very specific historical conditions that are material because they take the form of socio-political institutions.
Whereas in 1875 there was hardly anything that could be called a historical profession in the United States, by 1900 the American Historical Association (AHA) and its journal, the American Historical Review, as well as a number of university Ph.D. programs in history, had…
Historical geography, as the study of past geographies, remained a relatively undeveloped field of study until the 17th century, when Philipp Clüver, considered the founder of historical geography, published a historical geography of Germany, combining knowledge of the classics with knowledge of the land.
Here the interest is in the characteristics of historical knowledge: how we know facts about the past, what constitutes a good historical explanation, whether explanations in history require general laws, and whether historical knowledge is underdetermined by available historical evidence.
The historical ideas of Windelband and Rickert reflected the European intellectual currents that paralleled Ortega's intellectual development, Dilthey had been acknowledged by Ortega as having influenced his intellectual focus directly, and Croce's early historical ideas appeared to have exerted influence on the historical thought of Ortega.
- having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
Example: the historical Jesus
- of or relating to the study of history
Example: historical scholars
- used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time
- belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past
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The historical ideas of Windelband and Rickert reflected the European intellectual currents that paralleled Ortega's intellectual development Dilthey had been acknowledged by Ortega as having influenced his intellectual focus directly and Croce's early historical ideas appeared to have exerted influence on the historical thought of Ortega