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Readings in the Philosophy of History

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HIST 514 Readings in the Philosophy of History
An initial examination of the separations between History, Philosophy, and the Philosophy of History that occurred in the 19th century, followed by more concentrated, in-depth readings in the major philosophers and philosophies of history, including Vico, Herder, Hegel, Marx, with particular attention to the subsequent proliferations and derivatives of Marxist history. Also covers late 20th century developments and controversies, including Fukuyama, Huntington or the Paul Kennedy type of future-oriented macro-history as well as further attention to modernist vs post-modernist epistemologies. Recommended particularly for History students intending to concentrate on Historiography, as well as for Social Sciences students interested in the history of political ideas or intellectual history.
SU Credits : 3
ECTS Credit : 10
Prerequisite : -
Corequisite : -