Chapter 24. Historical Fallacies of Historians

  1. Aviezer Tucker
  1. Carlos Spoerhase and
  2. Colin G. King

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch24

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

How to Cite

Spoerhase, C. and King, C. G. (2008) Historical Fallacies of Historians, in A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography (ed A. Tucker), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch24

Editor Information

  1. Prague, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. Humboldt University of 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:

  • philosophers' fallacies and historians' fallacies;
  • five historical fallacies;
  • veil of ignorance;
  • historiography of philosophy;
  • historical fallacy of patronization;
  • historical fallacy of historical teleology;
  • historical fallacies of philosophers and relationship of philosophy to its history;
  • the historical fallacy of immutability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Philosophers' fallacies and historians' fallacies

  • Five Historical Fallacies

  • Historical Fallacies of Philosophers and the Relationship of Philosophy to its History

  • Bibliography

  • Further Reading