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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

HIEU 5062 - Philosophy and Theory of History

Course surveys tradition of ‘philosophy of history’ (ca. 1860–1960s) but focuses on the more recent genre of ‘theory of history’ (late 1960s/70s–present), which responds to recent historical genres and to new problems related to narrative, memory, trauma, counterfactuality, etc. Emphasis is on linking theory to specific historical and meta-historical instances (e.g., Arendt’s Eichmann in Jerusalem, Friedlander’s Nazi Germany and the Jews, ‘trut

Credits: 3