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Historians" fallacies

toward a logic of historical thought.

by David Hackett Fischer

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Published by Routledge and K. Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD16 .F53 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 338 p.
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5165233M
    ISBN 100710070365
    LC Control Number74596744

    David Fischer’s book Historians' Fallacies: toward a logic of historical thought is one of the most helpful method focused historiographies I have read. It is also one of the most daring. Fischer, then a young PhD, gives examples of failures in reasoning pulled from the published writings of his more experienced fellows/5(6). Get this from a library! Historians' fallacies: toward a logic of historical thought. [David Hackett Fischer] -- [This] book must be read three times: the first in anger, the second in laughter, the third in wisdom is expressed with a certin ruthlessness. Scarcly a major historian escapes.

    The fallacy was coined by Antony Flew in his book Thinking about Thinking. There, [Fischer] David Hackett Fischer, Historians' Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical Thought, [Gula] Robert J. Gula, Nonsense: A Handbook of Logical Fallacies, This has been An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments. Thanks for visiting. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Historians' Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical Thought by David Hackett Fischer (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fischer, David Hackett, Historians' fallacies. New York, Harper & Row [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Historians' Fallacies Toward A Logic of Historical Thought (Book): Fischer, David Hackett.


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It's not; it's a book about the fallacies historians commit in doing their research and presentations. If you're a historian, this is probably a great book for you, but it's not light reading. Read more/5. BOOK Review by Emmett R Smith Historians' Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical Thought by David Hackett Fischer IN My monthly regional-history broadcast, 'Mankato History This Month', I have often commented on this no-doubt-lamentable fact: There is no history-maker in the business, amateur or professional, who is anything other than tendentious, prejudiced--and, as stuffed.

How do we know the stories told by historians are true? To what extent can we rely on their interpretations of the past? Histories and Fallacies is a primer on the conceptual and methodological problems in the discipline of history.

Historian Carl Trueman presents a series of classic historical problems as a way to examine what history is, what it means, and how it can be told and understood.David Hackett Fischer (born December 2, (Paul Revere's Ride, Washington's Crossing) to explorations of historiography (Historians' Fallacies, in which he coined the term "historian's fallacy Education The book was a runner-up in the Cundill : History.

I first learned about this book in class with John Woodbridge: David Hackett Fischer. Historians’ Fallacies: Toward a Logic of Historical Thought. New York: Harper & Row, xxii + pp. Woodbridge recommended it and said that it helped give Don Carson the idea to write Exegetical Fallacies, which references Fischer over a dozen times.