History and Anti-History in Philosophy

Edited by T. Z. Lavine and V. Tejera



TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION: ON THE NATURE OF PHILOSOPHIC HISTORIOGRAPHY
V. Tejera
1
Historical Analysis and Applied Logic 1
Sociology of Knowledge, and Philosophic Understanding as Dialexis or Verstaendigung 3
Interpretation, Query, and the Categorization of History 6
The Metahistory of Modes in Philosophic Historiography 11
   
II. ON THE UNITY OF SYSTEMATIC PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY
A. Peperzak
19
   

III. THE INTERPRETIVE TURN FROM KANT TO DERRIDA: A CRITIQUE
T. Z. Lavine

32
Introduction 33
Kant: Formal Interpretation Theory 36
19th Century Contextual Interpretation Theory: Hegel and Marx 39
Pragmatism and the Development of Contextual Interpretation: John Dewey and C. I. Lewis 45
Sociology of Knowledge and the Development of Contextual Interpretation: Mannheim 58
Interpretation Theory from Phenomenology to Hermeneutics: Husserl, Dilthey, Heidegger, Gadamer 67
Hermeneutics and Critical Theory: The Habermas-Gadamer Debate 88
Interpretation as Deconstruction: Derrida 98
Why Deconstruction? 108
Conclusion 113
   
IV. INTELLECTUAL HISTORY AS A TOOL OF PHILOSOPHY
V. Tejera
122
The Social Nature of Reflective and Expressive Products 122
Some Unphilosophic Uses of Past Philosophies 124
Can there be Specialized History of Pure Philosophy? 130
   
V. HERMENEUTIC MODES, ANCIENT AND MODERN
W. Watson
135
Introduction . 135
The Expression of Universal Meanings 138
The Expression of Individual Meanings 142
The Expression of Physical Meanings 148
The Expression of Ideal Meanings 153
   
VI. DERRIDA AND THE QUESTION OF PHILOSOPHY'S HISTORY
G. Shapiro
156
Introduction 156
The Satiric View of History 162
Against Logocentrism 170
The Challenge 185
   
VII. CASSIRER'S THEORY OF HISTORY
A. Juffras
188
Cassirer's Theory of History 188
The Function of History: Cassirer's Idiosyncratic View. Various Views on the Function of History 188
Cassirer's View of How History Functions: Two Ways 189
The Materials of a History 192
The Ends of History 193
Cassirer's Method 194
Historical Objectivity 197
Selecting the Facts: Historical Relevance 199
Historical Truth 202
Historical Causation: Some Confusions about Historical Causation 205
How Cassirer Actually Writes History 207
Why Hasn't Cassirer's Peculiar View of History Been Noticed? 210
How Cassirer's Underlying Assumption Requires his Theory of History to be Idiosyncratic 211
An Evaluation of Cassirer 212
   
VIII. THE PHILOSOPHIC HISTORIOGRAPHY OF J. H. RANDALL
V. Tejera
215
Philosophy. History and System 215
Human Reagents in Cultural Change 221
What Distinguishes History of Philosophy from Philosophy 225
   
IX. HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE: NECESSARY PARTNERS OR MERELY ROOMMATES?
J. Kegley
237
The Attack on Logical Empiricism and the Rise of Historical Relativism 238
History of Science and Philosophy of Science, a New Partnership 244
Epistemologism, Realism, and Interpretationism 251
   

X. THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ASSUMPTIONS OF ANALYTIC AESTHETICS
A. Berleanl

256
   
INDEX 275


SOURCE: Lavine, T. Z.; Tejera, V.; eds. History and Anti-History in Philosophy. Dordrecht; Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1989. (Nijhoff International Philosophy series; v. 34)

Note: In the Introduction Tejera fails to footnote his citation, but obviously NAP is this:

Danto, Arthur C. Nietzsche as Philosopher. Expanded ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. [Original ed., 1965]


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