Chapter 13. The Laws of History

  1. Aviezer Tucker
  1. Stephan Berry

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch13

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

How to Cite

Berry, S. (2008) The Laws of History, in A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography (ed A. Tucker), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Prague, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149082

Online ISBN: 9781444304916

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Keywords:

  • a systematic look at laws in history and nature;
  • history of the “laws of history”;
  • current problems and debates in history and neighboring disciplines;
  • Hempel–Oppenheim Scheme or deductive-nomological concept of explanation;
  • the laws of history

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Systematic Look at Laws in History and Nature

  • The History of the “Laws of History”

  • Current Problems and Debates in History and Neighboring Disciplines

  • References

  • Further Reading