Volume 21 2010

Historical Perspectives on Erklären and Verstehen

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3539-4 (Print) 978-90-481-3540-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vi

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    Pages 1-13

    Historical Perspectives on Erklären and Verstehen: Introduction

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    Pages 15-35

    Epistemological Distinctions and Cultural Politics: Educational Reform and the Naturwissenschaft/Geisteswissenschaft Distinction in Nineteenth-Century Germany

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    Pages 37-59

    Vestiges of the Book of Nature: Religious Experience and Hermeneutic Practices in Protestant German Theology, ca. 1900

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    Pages 61-79

    How Wilhelm Dilthey Influenced Popular Science Writing: Kurd Laßwitz’s “Homchen. Ein Tiermärchen aus der oberen Kreide”

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    Pages 81-99

    Explaining History. Hippolyte Taine’s Philosophy of Historical Science

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    Pages 101-120

    Understanding and Explanation in France: From Maine de Biran’s Méthode Psychologique to Durkheim’s Les Formes Élémentaires de la vie Religieuse

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    Pages 121-140

    Instead of Erklären and Verstehen: William James on Human Understanding

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    Pages 141-159

    Erklären, Verstehen, and Embodied Rationalities: Scientific Praxis as Regional Ontology

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    Pages 161-185

    British Thought on the Relations Between the Natural Sciences and the Humanities, c. 1870–1910

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    Pages 187-206

    Accounting for the Unity of Experience in Dilthey, Rickert, Bradley and Ward

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    Pages 207-220

    Individuality and Interpretation in Nineteenth-Century German Historicism

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    Pages 221-240

    Shaping Disciplinary Boundaries: Scientific Practice and Politics in the Methodenstreit Between the German Historical School and the Austrian School of Economics

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    Pages 241-265

    From Mill via von Kries to Max Weber: Causality, Explanation, and Understanding

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    Pages 267-290

    Social Science Between Neo-Kantianism and Philosophy of Life: The Cases of Weber, Simmel, and Mannheim

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    Pages 291-309

    Opposition to Verstehen in Orthodox Logical Empiricism

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 311-320