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This research seminar examines the conceptual and theoretical underpinning of historical research. It includes an examination of interpretation (including the hermeneutic circle), evidence, explanation, confirmation and theoretical conceptions of history (e.g., Vico, Hegel, Mill, Marx, Tolstoy, Spengler and Toynbee).


Course Information

  • Course Code: HPS4514H
  • Course Instructor: Paul Thompson
  • Course Delivery: On Campus
  • Course Credits: 0.5 cc

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