Explores the potential for a novel philosophy of history to be uncovered by tracing the connections between Giorgio Agamben's work (theoretical practice) and contemporary art (artistic practice).
Lore and Verse
Explores how poetry was used to disseminate and interpret history in early medieval China.
Seeing with Free Eyes
Examines the ideas of justice in Euripidean tragedy, which reveals the human experience of justice to be paradoxical, and reminds us of the need for humility in our unceasing quest for a just world.
Bergson and History
Explores the philosophy of history of Henri Bergson and shows its relevance to contemporary historical thought.
Power and Progress
Study of a fascinating medieval Jewish philosopher, focusing on his twin conceptions of history.
East German Historians since Reunification
Surveys how reunification in 1990 impacted historical scholarship in the former East Germany.
The Commentarial Transformation of the Spring and Autumn
Shows how the text evolved from a non-narrative historical record into a Confucian classic.
John Dewey and the Ethics of Historical Belief
Uses the thought of John Dewey to address the ethics of historical belief within religious and critical historiographical traditions.
Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy
A historical investigation of the exclusion of Africa and Asia from modern histories of philosophy.
Hegel and History
Comprehensive overview of Hegel’s thought on history.
Examines the role of forgetfulness in our understanding of the Holocaust.
Truth and History
Addresses historical skepticism by presenting histories as testable theories of the past.
Attempts to comprehend the traumatic significance of Hiroshima in order to construct a new theory of history.
Composing Useful Pasts
Argues that history is written from the present tense, meaning that its purpose is to construct convincing political arguments about who or what caused a current problem and how that problem should be addressed.
The Death of Luigi Trastulli and Other Stories
Portelli offers a new and challenging approach to oral history, with an interdisciplinary and multicultural perspective. Examining cultural conflict and communication between social groups and classes ...