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Truth, morality, and meaning in history

Author: Paul T Phillips
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2019]
Series: UTP insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this important new book, Paul T. Phillips argues that most professional historians--aside from a relatively small number devoted to theory and methodology--have concerned themselves with particular, specialized areas of research, thereby ignoring the fundamental questions of truth, morality, and meaning. This is less so in the thriving general community of history enthusiasts beyond academia, and may explain, in  Read more...
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PHILLIPS, PAUL T.
TRUTH, MORALITY, AND MEANING IN HISTORY.
[Place of publication not identified], UNIV OF TORONTO Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1065724920
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul T Phillips
ISBN: 9781487530389 1487530382
OCLC Number: 1089195551
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Truth --
Morality --
Meaning --
History beyond the academy --
Conclusion.
Series Title: UTP insights.
Responsibility: Paul T. Phillips.
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This book is a call to action for all those engaged in the study of history to direct more attention to the fundamental questions of truth, morality, and meaning.  Read more...

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