Chapter 14. Historiographic Objectivity

  1. Aviezer Tucker
  1. Paul Newall

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch14

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

How to Cite

Newall, P. (2008) Historiographic Objectivity, in A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography (ed A. Tucker), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Prague, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. British Royal Navy, UK

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149082

Online ISBN: 9781444304916

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • historiographic objectivity - problem of objectivity;
  • objectivity and methodology - in historiography functions;
  • relativism and beyond;
  • scientific historiography;
  • approximating the truth about history

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objectivity and Methodology

  • Relativism and Beyond

  • Scientific Historiography

  • Approximating the Truth about History

  • Conclusion

  • References