• Objectivity and Subjectivity in History
    According to Benny Morris, historical truth is a ‘truth about a historical event that exists independently of, and can be detached from, the subjectivities of scholars' . Hence, is Morris implying that historical truths are objective? If they are indeed objective, why are historians constantly rewr
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  • History in the World
    Abstract How do historians approach objectivity? This is addressed by Mark Bevir in his book The Logic of the History of Ideas (1999) by his argument for an anthropological epistemology with objectivity in the historical narrative resting on the explanation of human actions/agent intent
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  • The Impact of Postmodernism on the 'What Is History?' Debate
    To explain the impacts of postmodernism, we have to understand the very composite nature of postmodernism, which is a relatively new all encompassing philosophy and one that reputedly lacks a historiography. The nature of the title question is very philosophical to which an equally philosophical ans
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  • The Importance of Objectivity and Falsification in Management Science
    Published in Journal of Management, 9 (1983), 213-216. The Importance of Objectivity and Falsification in Management Science J. Scott Armstrong The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania In general, I thought that the Boal and Willis “Note on the Armstrong/Mitroff Debate” 1 provided an
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  • History
    David Clark Philosophy of History Prof. Gale 11 December 2007 In Search of Historical Objectivity When a scientist presents some new knowledge that she has gained through research, observation and experiments, there is the perception that we do not have to question her claim to knowledge. We
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  • History of Lterary Criticism
    A History of Literary Criticism HOLA01 1 06/27/2005, 10:48 AM For Yasmeen HOLA01 2 06/27/2005, 10:48 AM A History of Literary Criticism From Plato to the Present M. A. R. Habib HOLA01 3 06/27/2005, 10:48 AM c ontents © 2005 by M. A. R. Habib BLACKWELL P
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  • Discuss Some Problems in Establishing Objectivity in Social Sciences
    Discuss some Problems in Establishing Objectivity in Social Science * Scientists have heralded ‘objectivity’ as their shibboleth, warranting a perceived superior or privileged position relative to other forms of knowing. George Simmel, (1858 – 1918) for example, saw objectivity as the
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  • Can History Be Unbiased?
    Contrary to a popular belief—one especially among historians and theorists—the lack of objectivity in history books and school textbooks is not hugely problematic. The reason for the previous claim is that, simply, when it comes to historical occurrences, bias and inclinations of perspectives—
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  • History of Christian Interpretaion
    A Brief History of Christian Interpretation From Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, by Klein, Blomberg, and Hubbard a PATRISTIC PERIOD (a.d. 100-590) • From the death of the Apostle John until Pope Gregory I, 590 a.d. • "Patristic" in that it features the contributions of the so-called
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  • Re-Assessing Objectivity
    The North American media have frequently interpreted the “commandment” of objectivity in rather limp terms – in the idea that presenting all sides to a story is sufficient for fair, balanced and professional news. The onset of the Iraq war spurred another self-conscious revolt against that de
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  • History , Tradition , and Truth
    C. W. Huntington Jr. HISTORY , TRADITION , AND TRUTH ç 2007 by The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. 0018-2710/2007/4603-0001$10.00 There are those two who misrepresent the Tath a gata. Which two? He who represents a scripture of provisional meaning as a scripture of definitive
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  • Music History Outline
    Medieval Era (600-1450) I. Music of the Medieval World (“When God saw that many men were lazy, and gave themselves only with difficulty to spiritual reading, He wished to make it easy for them, and added the melody to the Prophet’s words, that all being rejoiced by the charm of music, should
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  • Who Owns History
    Who Owns History? Some Thoughts on the Slave Trade and Related Issues By Ralph Austen In the following essay Ralph Austen considers who "owns" the history of the slave trade. By so doing he wonders who produces and should produce the ideas and narratives which become known as "the history of th
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  • A History of Feminist Literary Criticism
    This page intentionally left blank A HISTORY OF FEMINIST LITERARY CRITICISM Feminism has transformed the academic study of literature, fundamentally altering the canon of what is taught and setting new agendas for literary analysis. In this authoritative history of feminist literary criticis
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  • 2002 Extension History Hsc Paper
    With reference to the source and other sources, discuss how this interpretation of history compares with your own view. Answer: The Problem of historical objectivity is the fact that history was and will always stay subjective as long as historians have different moral values and beliefs. Histor
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  • Subjectivity and Feminism
    Subjectivity: how a woman herself (the "subject") saw her role, and how she saw that role as contributing (or not) to her identity and meaning. It is an attempt to see history from the perspective of the individuals who lived that history, especially ordinary women, and requires taking seriously "wo
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  • History and Systems
    The Third Force Movement Abstract In this paper one will discover the definition of the term that is “the third force movement”. The reason for the concept to be termed “third” and “movement” will also be discussed. However in order to understand what the third force movement includ
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  • With Close Reference to the Issues Raised by Munslow, Critically Evaluate the Role of the Historian in the Construction of History Support Your Argument with Reference to at Least Two Sources You Have Studied.
    With close reference to the issues raised by Munslow, critically evaluate the role of the historian in the construction of history Support your argument with reference to at least TWO sources you have studied. “God can’t change history but historians can” – Samuel Butler The role of the h
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  • History of Soical Work
    CHAPTER THREE THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD: FROM POOR LAW TO SOCIAL WORK. It is in the shelter of each other that the people live. - Irish Proverb As long as men are men, a poor society cannot be too poor to find a right order of
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  • History and Theory in Anthropology
    MMMM This page intentionally left blank History and Theory in Anthropology Anthropology is a discipline very conscious of its history, and Alan Barnard has written a clear, balanced, and judicious textbook that surveys the historical contexts of the great debates in the discipline, tracin
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