Narrative logic : a semantic analysis of the historian's language / by F.R. Ankersmit.

Author
Ankersmit, F. R. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
The Hague ; Boston : M. Nijhoff ; Hingham, MA : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Kluwer Boston, 1983.
Description
viii, 265 pages ; 25 cm

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Series
Notes
Includes indexes.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. [253]-258.
Contents
  • Preliminaries
  • Introductory remarks
  • Objections to psychologism
  • The narratio and the historical novel
  • Terminology
  • The ideal narration
  • The narratio answers all questions
  • The pragmatist's proposal
  • The simplest narratio
  • The CLM-ist's proposal
  • Mink's proposal
  • The completeness proposal
  • The archivist's proposal
  • The essentialist's proposal
  • Conclusion
  • The Sentence and the narratio
  • Introduction
  • The sentence and the narratio
  • Can narratios be (un)true? (I & II)
  • Narrative idealism versus narratvie realism
  • The past has no narrative structure
  • "Seeing as ..." in historiography
  • Narrative subjects and narrative substances
  • First objection
  • Second objection
  • Third objection
  • Fourth objection
  • Accounting for change: narrative substances as subjects of change
  • A fundamental thesis of narrative logic
  • The nature of narrative substances
  • Leibniz and narrativist philosophy
  • Types
  • Do narrative substances refer?
  • Narrative substances and identity
  • Narrative substances and metaphor
  • Natural regularities as rules for the construction of narrative substances
  • Legislation for statements or for narratios?
  • Metaphor
  • "Scope"
  • Explanation and objectivity in history and narrative substances
  • Some general remarks on explanation
  • Historical explanation
  • Some general remarks on subjectivity and objectivity
  • Subjectivity and objectivity in history.
ISBN
  • 9024727316
  • 9789024727315
  • 9024723442
  • 9789024723447
LCCN
82018791
OCLC
8846693
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