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Meaning, truth, and reference in historical representation

by F. R. Ankersmit

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • Philosophy,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFrank Ankersmit
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16.8 .A6385 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25110062M
    ISBN 109780801450716, 9780801477737
    LC Control Number2011046935

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Meaning, truth, and reference in historical representation by F. R. Ankersmit Download PDF EPUB FB2

Meaning, Truth, and Reference in Historical Representation significantly clarifies Ankersmit's views and claims." (Allan Megill, University of Virginia, author of Historical Knowledge, Historical Error: A Contemporary Guide to Practice)Cited by:   The three Meaning claims of this book are, as stated in the preface (pp.

ix-x), "(1) that in historical representation meaning is more basic than truth and reference /5. The book's central chapters address the concept of historical representation from the perspectives of reference, truth, and Meaning.

Ankersmit then goes on to discuss the possible role of experience in the history writing, which leads directly to a consideration of subjectivity and ethics in the historian's Cited by: The book's central chapters address the concept of historical truth from the perspectives of reference, truth, and meaning.

Ankersmit then goes on to discuss the possible role of experience in the history writing, which leads directly to a consideration of subjectivity and ethics in the historian's. Even more important, he has an original and extremely stimulating perspective on the object of philosophy of history, namely, the human attempt to come to grips with the past.

Meaning, Truth, and Reference in Historical Representation. Sage House East State Street Ithaca, NY Email Us. In this book, the noted intellectual historian Frank Ankersmit provides a systematic account of the problems of reference, truth, and meaning in historical writing.

The book’s central chapters address the concept of historical representation from the perspectives of reference, truth, and meaning. Ankersmit then goes on to discuss the possible role of experience in the history writing, which leads directly to a consideration of subjectivity and ethics in the historian’s practice.

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While this meaning of truth is involved in Scripture, it is not the primary meaning anywhere, save in a practical religious application, as in Ephesians ; 1 John(3) Moral Moral truth is. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. the distinction between meaning and reference.

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If we want a theory that gives. The definition of a classic piece of literature can be a hotly debated topic; you may receive a wide range of answers depending on the experience of the person you question on the topic. However, there are some tenets that the classics, in the context of books.

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