History and Philosophy of the Humanities : An Introduction

The humanities include disciplines as diverse as literary theory, linguistics, history, film studies, theology, and philosophy. Do these various fields of study have anything in common that distinguishes them from, say, physics or sociology? The tripartite division between the natural sciences,... Ausführliche Beschreibung

Verfasser / Komponist: Leezenberg, Michiel, [author.]
beteiligte Personen: Leezenberg, Michiel.  • de Vries, Gerard, [author.]
Verfasserangabe: Michiel Leezenberg, Gerard de Vries.
Medientyp: E-Book
veröffentlicht: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2019]
Umfang: 1 online resource (392 p.)
enthält: Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- Part 1. Standard Images of Science -- 2. The Birth of the Modern Natural Sciences -- 3. Logical Empiricism and Critical Rationalism -- 4. Historicizing the Philosophy of Science -- Part 2. The Rise of the Humanities -- 5. The Birth of the Modern Humanities -- 6. Developing New Disciplines -- 7. Between Hermeneutics and the Natural Sciences: In Search of a Method -- Part 3. Styles and Currents in the Humanities -- 8. Critical Theory -- 9. Positivism and Structuralism -- 10. The Practice Turn -- Part 4. Modernity and Identity -- 11. Critique of Modernity -- 12. Gender, Sex, and Sexuality -- 13. Postcolonialism -- Further Reading -- Glossary -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects
Frontmatter -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- Part 1. Standard Images of Science -- 2. The Birth of the Modern Natural Sciences -- 3. Logical Empiricism and Critical Rationalism -- 4. Historicizing the Philosophy of Science -- Part 2. The Rise of the Humanities -- 5. The Birth of the Modern Humanities -- 6. Developing New Disciplines -- 7. Between Hermeneutics and the Natural Sciences: In Search of a Method -- Part 3. Styles and Currents in the Humanities -- 8. Critical Theory -- 9. Positivism and Structuralism -- 10. The Practice Turn -- Part 4. Modernity and Identity -- 11. Critique of Modernity -- 12. Gender, Sex, and Sexuality -- 13. Postcolonialism -- Further Reading -- Glossary -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects
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