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Introduction to Special Issue 37:2, “Philosophy and History,” by Jeremy Gauger

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Jeremy Gauger, introduction to “Philosophy and History,” ed. Jeremy Gauger, special issue, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 37:2 (2016), pp. 221–23.

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Progress, Normativity, and the Dynamics of Social Change: An Exchange, by Amy Allen, Rahel Jaeggi, Eva Von Redecker

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Amy Allen is Liberal Arts Research Professor of Philosophy and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Pennsylvania State University. Her most recent publications include The End of Progress: Decolonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory (Columbia University Press, 2016); “Are We Driven? Critical Theory and Psychoanalysis Reconsidered,” […]

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Tocqueville and Flaubert on 1848: The Sublimity of Revolution, by Frank Ankersmit

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Frank Ankersmit is Professor Emeritus in Intellectual and Theoretical History at the University of Groningen. His many books include Meaning, Truth, and Reference in Historical Representation (Cornell University Press, 2012), Sublime Historical Experience (Stanford University Press, 2005) and the edited collection (with Hans Kellner) A New Philosophy of […]

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On Historicity, by David Carr

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. David Carr is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Emory University and Adjunct Professor at The New School for Social Research. He is the author of Experience and History: Phenomenological Perspectives on the Historical World (Oxford University Press, 2014); Time, Narrative and History (Indiana University Press, 1986); and Phenomenology and the Problem of History: A […]

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From Utopia to Dystopia: A Story of Historical Imagination, by Ágnes Heller

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Ágnes Heller is Professor Emerita of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research. She has contributed widely to the fields of philosophy and history. Included among her many works are, The Time is Out of Joint: Shakespeare as Philosopher of History (Blackwell, 2000); A Theory of Modernity […]

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Establishing the Laws of History: Or, Why Tolstoy Is Not Homer, by Dmitri Nikulin

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Dmitri Nikulin is Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research. He is the author of Comedy, Seriously: A Philosophical Study (Palgrave, 2014); Dialectic and Dialogue (Stanford University Press, 2010) and On Dialogue (Lexington, 2006). He is also the editor of Memory: The History of a Concept (Oxford University Press, 2015) and The Other Plato: […]

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“There is No Verb for History”: Practicing Historians and Postmodern Theory, by Nancy Partner

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Nancy Partner is Professor of History at McGill University. She is the co-editor (with Sarah Foot) of The Sage Handbook of Historical Theory (Sage, 2013). Among her numerous articles in historical theory are “Foucault’s Iconic Afterlife: The Posthumous Reach of Words and Things,” History and Theory (2016); “The Fundamental Things Apply: Aristotle’s Narrative […]

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

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. 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) […]

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Multilayer History: Journeying on the Roads Not Taken: The Possessive Individual and Other Trajectories, by Massimiliano Tomba

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Massimiliano Tomba is a professor in the Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies at the University of Padua, and is currently a member of the Institute for Advanced Study. His latest monograph has been translated as Marx’s Temporalities (Brill, 2013). His previous books include La “Vera […]

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Review Essay—Review of David Carr’s Experience and History, by Jacob Rump

Jacob Rump reviews David Carr’s Experience and History: Phenomenological Perspectives on the Historical World, published by Oxford University Press (2014). Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Jacob Rump is a post-doctoral fellow at Boston University Kilachand Honors College. His recent publications include “History as Soil and Sediment: Geological Tropes of Historicity in Heidegger, Husserl, and Merleau-Ponty,” Danish Yearbook […]

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