Download Comment on écrit l'histoire: Essai d'épistémologie by Paul Veyne PDF

By Paul Veyne

Qu’est-ce que l’histoire ? que font réellement les historiens, de Homère à Max Weber, une fois qu’ils sont sortis de leurs files et records et qu’ils procèdent à une « synthèse » ? Font-ils l’étude scientifique des diverses créations et activités des hommes d’autrefois ? Leur technology est-elle celle de l’homme en société ?Bien moins que cela ; los angeles réponse à los angeles query n’a pas changé depuis deux mille deux cents ans que les successeurs d’Aristote l’ont trouvée : les historiens racontent des événements vrais qui ont l’homme pour acteur. L’histoire est un roman vrai.

Show description

Read Online or Download Comment on écrit l'histoire: Essai d'épistémologie PDF

Similar epistemology books

Naturalism and Normativity (Columbia Themes in Philosophy)

Mario De Caro, David Macarthur (Eds. )

Normativity matters what we should imagine or do and the reviews we make. for instance, we are saying that we should imagine regularly, we should continue our grants, or that Mozart is a greater composer than Salieri. but what philosophical ethical do we draw from the obvious absence of normativity within the clinical snapshot of the realm? For clinical naturalists, the ethical is that the normative has to be diminished to the nonnormative, whereas for nonnaturalists, the ethical is that there has to be a transcendent realm of norms.

Naturalism and Normativity engages with either side of this debate. Essays discover philosophical suggestions for realizing normativity within the area among clinical naturalism and Platonic supernaturalism. They articulate a liberal notion of philosophy that's neither reducible to the sciences nor thoroughly self sufficient of them—yet one who continues the proper to name itself naturalism. participants imagine in new methods in regards to the family members one of the medical worldview, our adventure of norms and values, and our activities within the house of cause. specific discussions contain the connection among philosophy and technological know-how, physicalism and ontological pluralism, the area of the normal, objectivity and subjectivity, fact and justification, and the liberal naturalisms of Donald Davidson, John Dewey, John McDowell, and Ludwig Wittgenstein.


There is, in sum, a lot nutrients for idea in De Caro and Macarthur's most up-to-date delivering, and plenty of of the papers will doubtless determine prominently in destiny discussions of the scope and bounds of naturalism

(Jonathan Knowles Philosophy in evaluation 1900-01-00)

A worthy 'contribution to a fruitful controversy' and may support form how the relation among naturalism and normativity might be understood and developed.

(Benedict Smith Notre Dame Philosophical studies)

Recent Work on Intrinsic Value

Contemporary paintings on Intrinsic worth brings jointly for the 1st time the various most vital and influential writings regarding intrinsic worth to have seemed within the final half-century. in this interval, inquiry into the character of intrinsic worth has intensified to such an volume that in the intervening time it really is one of many most popular issues within the box of theoretical ethics.

The sensitivity principle in epistemology

The sensitivity precept is a compelling suggestion in epistemology and is sometimes characterised as an important situation for wisdom. This choice of 13 new essays constitutes a cutting-edge dialogue of this crucial precept. a few of the essays construct on and improve sensitivity-based debts of information and supply novel defences of these bills.

Der Traum in der Frühen Neuzeit: Ansätze zu einer kulturellen Wissenschaftsgeschichte

Diese Studie untersucht jenes Wissen, auf das bei der Interpretation des Traumprozesses sowie bei der Deutung, Einordnung und Niederschrift von Träumen zurückgegriffen wurde. Sie beschäftigt sich darüber hinaus mit der Stellung des Wissens über den Traum in der Wissenschaft im alten Reich. Hierzu gehören im Rahmen einer kulturellen Wissenschaftsgeschichte konfessionelle Deutungen, medizinische Interpretationen und rhetorische Praktiken.

Extra info for Comment on écrit l'histoire: Essai d'épistémologie

Example text

But the appeal to private and incommunicable senses cannot, I think, be a satisfactory resolution of the problem. " Or at least, no reason to accept this, with such a reading that it leads to incommunicable senses. Suppose M is the private and incommunicable sense, which is to serve as the sense of "I" when I think about myself. M cannot be a complex sense, resulting from the compounding of simpler, generally accessible senses. For it seems clear that it is sufficient, to grasp the result of such compounding, that one grasp the senses compounded.

This chapter was basically an early version of Essay 2 but it began with a quick treatment of Frege. The paper got a lukewarm reaction, and Julius Moravcsik suggested I break it into two, one of which focused on Frege more adequately, the other on the contemporary distinction between de dicto and de re belief. In claiming that demonstratives and indexicals pose a problem for Frege's theory of sense and reference, I did not mean to reject Frege's insight that when we think about an object or refer to one, some "mode 7 Discussions of these issues with Robert Adams, Michael Bratman, Tyler Burge, Keith Donnellan, Dagfinn F011esdal, Alvin Goldman, Holly Goldman, David Kaplan, and Julius Moravcsik were enormously helpful.

So the sentence by which I identify what I came to believe does not identify, by itself, a proposition. There is a missing conceptual ingredient: a sense for which I am the reference, or a complex of properties I alone have, or a singular term that refers to no one but me. To identify the proposition I came to believe, the advocate of the doctrine of propositions must identify this missing conceptual ingredient. An advocate of the doctrine of propositions, his attention drawn to indexicals, might take this attitude towards them: they are communicative shortcuts.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 42 votes