Analytic Philosophy of History: Origins, Eclipse, and Revival, by Paul Roth

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Paul Roth is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz and a co-founder of the Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable. He is the author of Meaning and Method in the Social Sciences: A Case for Methodological Pluralism (Cornell University Press, 1987) and of many articles and book chapters across a range of topics. Among his recent publications on the philosophy of history are “The Silence of the Norms: The Missing Historiography of The Structure of Scientific Revolutions,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science (2013), “Whistling History: Ankersmit’s Neo-Tractarian Theory of Historical Representation,” Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice (2013), and “The Pasts,” History and Theory (2012).

Paul Roth, “Analytic Philosophy of History: Origins, Eclipse, and Revival,” in “Philosophy and History,” ed. Jeremy Gauger, special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 37:2 (2016), pp. 351–74.

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