Chapter 35. Scientific Historiography

  1. Aviezer Tucker
  1. Chris Lorenz

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch35

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

How to Cite

Lorenz, C. (2008) Scientific Historiography, in A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography (ed A. Tucker), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch35

Editor Information

  1. Prague, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. VU University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

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:

  • scientific historiography;
  • theory and method in historiography - preliminary distinctions;
  • short history of historiographic method;
  • critical method and its discontents;
  • comparative method as the “royal road” to scientific historiography?

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theory and Method in Historiography: Some Preliminary Distinctions

  • A Short History of the Historiographic Method

  • Critical Method and Its Discontents

  • The Comparative Method as the “Royal Road” to Scientific Historiography?

  • Bibliography