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Knowledge and explanation in history

Ronald Field Atkinson

Knowledge and explanation in history

an introduction to the philosophy of history

by Ronald Field Atkinson

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Published by Macmillan in London,[etc.] .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Index.00 -- History -- Philosophy,
  • History -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesModern introductions to philosophy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23747905M
    ISBN 100333112083

    A Brief History of Reciprocal Knowledge Exchange. Knowledge relevant to policy has been exchanged for centuries and is the subject of a vast literature written mainly by historians and scholars in the adjacent disciplines of the social and policy by:   This new book in the Knowledge Encyclopedia series will inspire young readers with its vivid depictions of history and its comprehensive and authoritative information on a huge range of topics. Highly detailed CGI images bring subjects to life, allowing readers to peer inside ancient buildings, marvel at elaborate outfits, and become Pages:

    Knowledge is a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of someone or something, such as facts, information, descriptions, or skills, which is acquired through experience or education by perceiving, discovering, or learning. Knowledge can refer to a theoretical or practical understanding of a subject. “Before Nature is a challenging book in the best sense: it invites readers to rethink their most basic categories—including nature itself—through the lens of ancient Near Eastern conceptions of order and practices of observation, interpretation, and prediction. The evidence for an alternative form of knowledge is presented with rigor and imagination, and the result is an enlarged understanding of .

    What historians do is produce knowledge about the past, or, with respect to each individual, fallible historian, produce contributions to knowledge about the past. Thus the best and most concise definition of history is: “The bodies of knowledge about the past produced by historians, together with everything that is involved in the production. Historical knowledge definition: Knowledge is information and understanding about a subject which a person has, or which | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.


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Knowledge and Explanation in History An Introduction to the Philosophy of History. Authors; R. Atkinson; Book. Search within book. Front Matter. Pages i-x. PDF. Introduction.

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Published by Macmillan in London. Written in EnglishCited by: Perfect for home learning that is truly fun, this book shows what history looked like through spectacular computer-generated images of the key people, places, and events. This new book in the Knowledge Encyclopedia series will inspire young readers with its viv Journey back in time to take part in a mammoth hunt, march with a Roman soldier, and /5(4).

This book introduces trainees and newly qualified teachers to the teaching of history in primary schools, and covers key concepts, skills and knowledge for t. SAGE Knowledge. Web. Achieving QTS. 17 May.doi: /n2. Knowledge and explanation in history的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。Author: R.F.

Atkinson. This is an excellent history of knowledge, one that I think is indispensable for a broad understanding of the development of knowledge over the many thousands of years of human history.

What other book begins with a discussion of ancient civilizations inventing writing and numbers and religion, and ends with a discussion of computer enslavement?/5. between general knowledge and knowledge of particulars, and explores the inter-relationship of knowledge and happiness:`The desire to know, when you realise you do not know, is universal and probably irresistible.

A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future Viruses, Plagues, and History: Past, Present andFile Size: KB. History is something that we have very little personal knowledge of since it all occurred in the past.

Most of the time it involved people, places, dates and situations of which we have no familiarity. Therefore, before we can start wrestling with the deeper questions about the past, it is imperative that we first improve our overall knowledge of the historical period we are dealing with.

HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY I: ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY Shellbourne Conference Center, July MMX Professor John Gueguen This course explores the thinkers and doctrines of classical Greek and Roman philosophy from its emergence in the VIII century B.C. to its early contacts with Christianity. To understand why and how philosophy came intoFile Size: KB.

History Notes - Theory of Knowledge I know you'll find this TOK History notes helpful, but there is an even better version available to our supporting members here (the full History notes) --along with some very helpful TOK videos and other sources for your TOK essay and presentation.

The evidence for an alternative form of knowledge is presented with rigor and imagination, and the result is an enlarged understanding of order, without nature or causes. Before Nature should be read by all historians of science, regardless of their specialties.”.Cited by: 3. Foucault on Power and Knowledge - Summary Foucault notions about Power/Knowledge appear throughout his writings and the summary here relies on his discussion of it in The History of Sexuality) Power according to Foucault is a multiplicity of force relations immanent in the sphere in which they operate and which constitute their own organization.

History - Philosophy.; Historia - Metodología. Knowledge and explanation in history: an introduction to the philosophy of history / R.F. Atkinson - Details - Trove. This new book in the Knowledge Encyclopedia series will inspire young readers with its vivid depictions of history and its comprehensive and authoritative information on a huge range of topics.

Highly detailed CGI images bring subjects to life, allowing readers to peer inside ancient buildings, marvel at elaborate outfits, and become.

With this defense of intensional realism as a philosophical foundation for understanding scientific procedures and grounding scientific knowledge, James Fetzer provides a systematic alternative to much of recent work on scientific theory. To Fetzer, the current state of understanding the 'laws' ofBrand: Springer Netherlands.

A History of Knowledge (, ISBN ) is a book on intellectual history, with emphasis on the western civilization, written by Charles Van Doren, a former editor of the Encyclopædia is a history of human thought covering over 5, years of philosophy, learning, and belief systems that surveys the key historical trends and breakthroughs connecting the globalizing.

Scientific Knowledge: Causation, Explanation, and Corroboration (Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science) Hardcover – Decem by J.H.

Fetzer (Author)Cited by: The book was written injust after the peak of the ‘science wars’ in academia, when the prevalence of postmodern ideas in sociology and history led some to suggest that all knowledge was up for grabs.

This new book in the Knowledge Encyclopedia series will inspire young readers with its vivid depictions of history and its comprehensive and authoritative information on a huge range of topics. Bringing subjects to life, this groundbreaking children's home reference allows readers to peer inside ancient buildings, marvel at elaborate outfits /5(50).

The book Historical Knowledge, Historical Error: History with Memory, History without Memory Explanation and Description Narrative and Braudel’s Mediterranean The Four Tasks of History-Writing Part III.

Objectivity and Speculation 5. Objectivity for Historians.Many knowledge communities are keen to remember the past and some people feel that they need to 'make history' before they die.

History can have an ethical function, as we may 'learn from mistakes in the past'. Language plays a substantial role in the recording of history and passing on of collective memory. Some knowledge communities draw on.I. Philosophy and history --Philosophy of history --History --Philosophers and historians on history --II.

Knowledge of the past -- The problems -- Direct observation, memory, testimony -- The 'existence' of the past -- Referring to a point in time -- History .