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Writing history: essay on epistemology
- I Only a True Account (page 3)
- II History Does Not Exist (page 15)
- III Plots, Not Facts or Geometrical Figures (page 31)
- IV Pure Curiosity about the Specific (page 47)
- V Intellectual History (page 71)
- VI Understanding the Plot (page 87)
- VII Theories, Types, Concepts (page 117)
- VIII Causality and "Retrodiction" (page 144)
- IX Consciousness Not the Root of Action (page 176)
- X Lengthening the Questionnaire (page 213)
- XI The Sublunary and the Human Sciences (page 236)
- XII History, Sociology, and Complete History (page 263)
- Notes (page 291)
- Index (page 333)
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Writing History: Essay on Epistemology by Paul Veyne (Trans. Mina Moore-Rinvolucri). Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1984 (orig. French ed.
Contents ; History Does Not Exist. 15 ; Plots Not Facts or Geometrical Figures. 31 ; Pure Curiosity about the Specific. 47.
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