UT Dallas 2022 Graduate Catalog

PHIL6362 - Philosophy of History

PHIL 6362 (HIST 6387) Philosophy of History (3 semester credit hours) This course examines philosophical thought about history in Europe and America from the nineteenth century to the present. Issues examined may include: The speculative philosophy of history; the epistemology of history; the ethics of historical research; historical interpretation and causal explanation; the question of historical objectivity; the linguistic turn and narrative representation; revisionism; history and theory; post-colonialism. (3-0) R