This update of the original version focuses on sixcentral problems in the critical philosophy of history and exploresthe connections among them. Starting with thefundamentals of each philosophical topic in history and then delvinginto the specifics of each to better understand the surroundingissues, the reference first offers a comprehensive introduction intothese topics then covers explanation and understanding ... objectivityand value judgment .. causes in history ... the nature and role ofnarrative ... and historical determinism. Suitable forstudents, professors, and anyone else interested in the philosophy ofhistory.TOC: 1. Introduction.
2. Explanation and Understanding.
3. Objectivity and Value Judgment.
4. Causes in History.
5. The Nature and Role of Narrative.
6. Historical Determinism.