Philosophies of History

Philosophies of History
Fundamental problems and types of historical analysis and interpretation, philosophies of history, and work of outstanding historians.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Historical Knowledge of Historical Writing

Demonstrate an understanding of major developments in the history of historical writing

Identify Terms and Theories

Learn key historical terms and theories associated with the philosophy of history

Critical Analysis

Distinguish between analytical and speculative philosophies of history

Critical Debates

Consider how philosophies of history inform debates in public history and develop oral skills

Historian's Craft and Religious Belief

Understand debates surrounding reconciling the historian's craft and religious belief and develop insights into how universities sponsored by religious institutions can contribute to higher education.