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Meaning in History 1st edition

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Meaning in History: W Dilthey's Though on History and Society edited and introduced by H P Rickman. 1st edition published by Allen and Unwin 1961. Hardback with dust jacket. Jacket is faded and worn at edges. Page edges are slightly browned. Two names on fly leaf. General condition is good.

H P Rickman discusses the wider issues of history and related Dilthey's thought to contemporary discussion.

Wilhelm Dilthey 19 November 1833 – 1 October 1911) was a German historian, psychologist, sociologist, and hermeneutic philosopher, who held G. W. F. Hegel's Chair in Philosophy at the University of Berlin. As a philosopher, working in a research university, Dilthey's research interests revolved around questions of scientific methodology, historical evidence and history's status as a science. He could be considered an empiricist, in contrast to the idealism prevalent in Germany at the time, but his account of what constitutes the empirical and experiential differs from British empiricism and positivism in its central epistemological and ontological assumptions, which are drawn from German literary and philosophical traditions.

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Author(s):
Rickman H
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20x12x1cm
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
170
Publisher:
Allen and Unwin
Title:
Meaning in History

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Meaning in History: W Dilthey's Though on History and Society edited and introduced by H P Rickman. 1st edition published by Allen and Unwin 1961. Hardback with dust jacket. Jacket is faded and worn at edges. Page edges are slightly browned. Two names on fly leaf. General condition is good.

H P Rickman discusses the wider issues of history and related Dilthey's thought to contemporary discussion.

Wilhelm Dilthey 19 November 1833 – 1 October 1911) was a German historian, psychologist, sociologist, and hermeneutic philosopher, who held G. W. F. Hegel's Chair in Philosophy at the University of Berlin. As a philosopher, working in a research university, Dilthey's research interests revolved around questions of scientific methodology, historical evidence and history's status as a science. He could be considered an empiricist, in contrast to the idealism prevalent in Germany at the time, but his account of what constitutes the empirical and experiential differs from British empiricism and positivism in its central epistemological and ontological assumptions, which are drawn from German literary and philosophical traditions.

Author(s):
Rickman H
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
20x12x1cm
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
170
Publisher:
Allen and Unwin
Title:
Meaning in History

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