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Epilogue

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This epilogue summarises what has emerged with regard to both R. G. Collingwood's view of the nature of historical understanding as re-enactment, and the place which that doctrine should occupy in a ... More


Trusteeship, International Society, and the Limit of Obligation

William Bain

in Between Anarchy and Society: Trusteeship and the Obligations of Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199260263
eISBN:
9780191600975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260265.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Offers some thoughts about the idea of trusteeship and its place in the history of international society. The first section, Unity, Progress, and Perfection of Humankind, puts forward the claim that ... More


History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

William H. Dray

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A central motif of R. G. Collingwood's philosophy of history is the idea that historical understanding requires a re-enactment of past experience. However, there have been sharp disagreements about ... More


History and Philosophy

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

If the philosophy of history is now in a flourishing state in English-speaking countries and in countries where English is read, this is due in no small measure to the stimulus provided by the ... More


Re-enactment and Understanding

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines some things which R. G. Collingwood had to say about what he saw as paradigmatic cases of re-enactment: cases in which the past actions of particular individuals are understood ... More


Re-enactment and Laws

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the kind of understanding which R. G. Collingwood himself more often contrasted with the re-enactive sort: understanding achieved through scientific explanation, or explanation ... More


Intellect, Rationality, Feeling

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines the question of whether R. G. Collingwood's theory of historical understanding is generally applicable to an historical subject-matter. Even those who have found much to admire ... More


The Physical and the Social

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

R. G. Collingwood has also been accused, because of the way he emphasises the historian's concern with past ‘thought’, of ignoring the considerable role played by physical conditions in history, and ... More


The Historical Imagination

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines a Collingwoodian doctrine which has often been seen as closely related to that of re-enactment: the claim that historical inquiry requires an exercise of the historian's ... More


The Ideality of History

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores how far R. G. Collingwood holds that the investigations of historians, so conceived, are capable of attaining objective truth about the past; whether, on his view, historians ... More


The Perspectivity of History

Dray William H.

in History as Re-Enactment: R. G. Collingwood's Idea of History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198238812
eISBN:
9780191679780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198238812.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines some other things which R. G. Collingwood had to say which have at times been interpreted as denying the objectivity of history. These include his claim that historians' ... More


Collingwood and Historical Testimony

C. A. J. Coady

in Testimony: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198235514
eISBN:
9780191597220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198235518.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Explores R. G. Collingwood's influential account of the role of testimony in historical knowledge. Collingwood minimizes the significance of testimony from the past as a source of knowledge in truly ... More


Pouring Forth the Soul

Jenefer Robinson

in Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199263653
eISBN:
9780191603211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263655.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

R. G. Collingwood defended a Romantic theory of art as the expression of emotion, which was so effectively criticized by the philosopher Alan Tormey in 1971 that Collingwood's theory was left for ... More


The Mithraeum at Borcovicium (Housesteads): Reasons to be Cheerful?

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

John Collingwood Bruce was one of the most significant Wall experts of the nineteenth century. In 1849, Bruce organized a tour for a group of interested individuals, the first of the Hadrian's Wall ... More


The Clayton Wall: ‘A New Era in Antiquarian Research’

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the contributions of John Clayton and John Collingwood Bruce to knowledge of the Wall. It draws upon the section of curtain Wall reconstructed by Clayton along the central ... More


Birdoswald: Scientific Archaeology

Richard Hingley

in Hadrian's Wall: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641413
eISBN:
9780191745720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641413.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores a programme of archaeological research conducted from the last decade of the nineteenth century to the 1940s. This work explored the date of construction, identity, and ... More


Value, Expression, and Globalization

Keith Lehrer

in Art, Self and Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195304985
eISBN:
9780199918164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

This chapter exhibits the role of exemplar representation in value, expression, and autonomy in art. The value of an artwork is in the experience of the work in the way in which feelings and emotions ... More


Theories of Art, and Art as Theory of the World

Keith Lehrer

in Art, Self and Knowledge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195304985
eISBN:
9780199918164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304985.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

In this chapter, we contrast the relationship between our theory of how art as exemplarizing conscious experience to create novel form and content with some traditional theories in aesthetics, most ... More


A History of Modern Political Thought: The Question of Interpretation

Gary Browning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199682287
eISBN:
9780191833311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682287.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How are we to understand past political thinkers? Is it a matter simply of reading their texts again and again? Do we have to relate past texts of political thought to the contexts in which ideas ... More


Hands across the Ocean: Slavery and Sociability

David Simpson

in Romanticism and the Question of the Stranger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922355
eISBN:
9780226922362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922362.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

George Keate’s account of the voyage of the East India Company ship Antelope, under the command of Captain Henry Wilson, provides a brief example of a conversational relationship between strangers. ... More


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