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).
Explores how poetry was used to disseminate and interpret history in early medieval China.
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.
Study of a fascinating medieval Jewish philosopher, focusing on his twin conceptions of history.
Explores the philosophy of history of Henri Bergson and shows its relevance to contemporary historical thought.
Surveys how reunification in 1990 impacted historical scholarship in the former East Germany.
Shows how the text evolved from a non-narrative historical record into a Confucian classic.
A historical investigation of the exclusion of Africa and Asia from modern histories of philosophy.
Uses the thought of John Dewey to address the ethics of historical belief within religious and critical historiographical traditions.
Comprehensive overview of Hegel’s thought on history.
Examines the role of forgetfulness in our understanding of the Holocaust.
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.
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 ...
The importance of Muslim historical writing in the medieval period and the fact that few detailed studies exist, make Professor Khalidi's book of special importance both to Arabists and to medievalists. ...