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The Resource Knowing the past : philosophical issues of history and archaeology, Peter Kosso

Knowing the past : philosophical issues of history and archaeology, Peter Kosso

Label
Knowing the past : philosophical issues of history and archaeology
Title
Knowing the past
Title remainder
philosophical issues of history and archaeology
Statement of responsibility
Peter Kosso
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Knowing the Past presents many valuable insights into the limits of knowledge and our ability to recover the mental as well as the physical past. Historians, archaeologists, and students of epistemology will profit from this facinating discussion."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kosso, Peter
Dewey number
930.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CC77.H5
LC item number
K67 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archaeology and history
  • Archaeology
Label
Knowing the past : philosophical issues of history and archaeology, Peter Kosso
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • History and Archaeology
  • Learning from the Evidence
  • 171
  • Knowledge of Subjective Things
  • 177
  • Truth and Justification
  • 180
  • Knowing the Present
  • 182
  • Asking the Right Questions
  • 183
  • 29
  • Role of Philosophy
  • 33
  • Part 1
  • Conceptual Argument
  • Chapter 2
  • Nature of Evidence
  • 39
  • Intuitive Warmup
  • Foundations of Knowledge
  • 41
  • Interaction, Information, and Observation
  • 44
  • Observation of the Human Past
  • 49
  • Repeatable Phenomena
  • 55
  • Chapter 3
  • Structure of Justification
  • 59
  • 22
  • Middle-Range Theories
  • 61
  • Contextual Archaeology
  • 64
  • Middle-Range Theory as Contextual Method
  • 67
  • Chapter 4
  • Varieties of Independence
  • 75
  • Value of Independence
  • Interpretation
  • 77
  • Varieties of Independence
  • 81
  • Texts, Archaeology, and Epistemic Independence
  • 85
  • Chapter 5
  • Knowing the Past
  • 91
  • General Model of Justification
  • 91
  • 24
  • Fact and Theory
  • 93
  • Argument by Analogy
  • 99
  • Kinds of Conceptual Influence
  • 105
  • Weighted Coherence
  • 106
  • Bootstrapping
  • 108
  • Fact-Value Distinction
  • Part 2
  • Empirical Argument
  • Chapter 6
  • Athenian Cleruchies
  • 113
  • Historical Archaeology
  • 116
  • Hypothesis
  • 118
  • Evidence
  • 27
  • 125
  • Negotiation between Hypothesis and Evidence
  • 133
  • Chapter 7
  • Central Place Theory (written with Cynthia Kosso)
  • 137
  • Hypothesis and Evidence
  • 137
  • Central Place Theory
  • 142
  • Limits of Knowledge
  • Using Central Place Theory as Middle-Range Theory
  • 146
  • Testing, Use, and Coherence
  • 150
  • Chapter 8
  • Thucydides
  • 153
  • Peloponnesian War
  • 154
  • What to Look For
  • 28
  • 155
  • Thucydides
  • 159
  • Back to the Concepts
  • 166
  • Part 3
  • Closing Argument
  • Chapter 9
  • Revised Theory
  • 171
Control code
45248358
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9781573929073
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00053910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Knowing the past : philosophical issues of history and archaeology, Peter Kosso
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-195) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • History and Archaeology
  • Learning from the Evidence
  • 171
  • Knowledge of Subjective Things
  • 177
  • Truth and Justification
  • 180
  • Knowing the Present
  • 182
  • Asking the Right Questions
  • 183
  • 29
  • Role of Philosophy
  • 33
  • Part 1
  • Conceptual Argument
  • Chapter 2
  • Nature of Evidence
  • 39
  • Intuitive Warmup
  • Foundations of Knowledge
  • 41
  • Interaction, Information, and Observation
  • 44
  • Observation of the Human Past
  • 49
  • Repeatable Phenomena
  • 55
  • Chapter 3
  • Structure of Justification
  • 59
  • 22
  • Middle-Range Theories
  • 61
  • Contextual Archaeology
  • 64
  • Middle-Range Theory as Contextual Method
  • 67
  • Chapter 4
  • Varieties of Independence
  • 75
  • Value of Independence
  • Interpretation
  • 77
  • Varieties of Independence
  • 81
  • Texts, Archaeology, and Epistemic Independence
  • 85
  • Chapter 5
  • Knowing the Past
  • 91
  • General Model of Justification
  • 91
  • 24
  • Fact and Theory
  • 93
  • Argument by Analogy
  • 99
  • Kinds of Conceptual Influence
  • 105
  • Weighted Coherence
  • 106
  • Bootstrapping
  • 108
  • Fact-Value Distinction
  • Part 2
  • Empirical Argument
  • Chapter 6
  • Athenian Cleruchies
  • 113
  • Historical Archaeology
  • 116
  • Hypothesis
  • 118
  • Evidence
  • 27
  • 125
  • Negotiation between Hypothesis and Evidence
  • 133
  • Chapter 7
  • Central Place Theory (written with Cynthia Kosso)
  • 137
  • Hypothesis and Evidence
  • 137
  • Central Place Theory
  • 142
  • Limits of Knowledge
  • Using Central Place Theory as Middle-Range Theory
  • 146
  • Testing, Use, and Coherence
  • 150
  • Chapter 8
  • Thucydides
  • 153
  • Peloponnesian War
  • 154
  • What to Look For
  • 28
  • 155
  • Thucydides
  • 159
  • Back to the Concepts
  • 166
  • Part 3
  • Closing Argument
  • Chapter 9
  • Revised Theory
  • 171
Control code
45248358
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9781573929073
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00053910
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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