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Then again, as Olsen writes in the introduction to this work, Koselleck has )] TJ ET BT 34.016 223.427 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(always been somewhat of an outsider )] TJ ET BT 216.644 223.427 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(vis-a-vis)] TJ ET BT 257.300 223.427 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( the historical profession. The project he is best known for, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(seven volumes of the )] TJ ET BT 138.668 209.171 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe)] TJ ET BT 281.648 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, is still to be translated into English, although a couple )] TJ ET BT 34.016 194.915 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of collections of his essays have appeared in English translation. The title of the book refers to Koselleck?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 180.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(aim to deconstruct all utopian and relativist notions of history in the singular, with a view to putting forward )] TJ ET BT 34.016 166.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the notion of history in the plural.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 140.147 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck was born in Germany in 1923, and was drafted into the war effort in 1941. In 1945 he was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 125.891 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(captured by the Russians, and was made to carry out working duties at Auschwitz before spending 15 )] TJ ET BT 34.016 111.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(months in a POW camp in what is now Kazakhstan. Koselleck was thus part of the generation of post-war )] TJ ET BT 34.016 97.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(German academics who ?in various ways defined their identities, interests and beliefs with reference to their )] TJ ET BT 34.016 83.123 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(experiences of National Socialism, war and captivity? \(p. 14\). After his release Koselleck attended the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 68.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(University of Heidelberg, where he studied history, philosophy and sociology. Olsen argues that five )] TJ ET BT 34.016 54.611 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scholars had a key influence on the intellectual development of Koselleck. His doctoral supervisor was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 563.315 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 549.059 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1276)] TJ ET BT 34.016 534.803 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 520.547 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thursday, 28 June, 2012)] TJ ET BT 34.016 506.291 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 492.035 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Niklas Olsen)] TJ ET BT 34.016 477.779 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 463.523 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9780857452955)] TJ ET BT 34.016 449.267 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 435.011 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2011)] TJ ET BT 34.016 420.755 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 406.499 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(55.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 392.243 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.987 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(340pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.731 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.475 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Berghahn Books)] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.219 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher url:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.963 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.707 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(New York, NY)] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.451 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.195 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Malin Dahlstrom)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 8073 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Johannes Kuhn, and from him Koselleck learned his trade as a historian, as well as developing Kuhn?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(theme of the historical problem of tolerance. From Karl Lwith?s )] TJ ET BT 351.632 782.213 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Meaning & History)] TJ ET BT 445.628 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( ? which Koselleck )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(helped to translate ? he took the idea of secularized eschatology, as well as scepticism towards the idea of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history as a single progressive project. Carl Schmitt became an informal mentor to Koselleck while he )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(worked on his dissertation, and Koselleck developed Schmitt?s reflections on Germany?s defeat into a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(theory of how the ?vanquished? in history are those who develop new methodological tools and insights into )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history in their attempt to understand their negative experiences. Hans George-Gadamer arrived at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Heidelberg in 1949, and his hermeneutical approach to history influenced Koselleck?s view of how humans )] TJ ET BT 34.016 682.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(understand and act within the world. Finally, the work of Martin Heidegger inspired two of Koselleck?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 668.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(most important scholarly projects: an anthropologically based assumption of how history is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 653.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(created/understood and a theory of historical time conceived through understanding the historical actor?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 639.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conceptions of time.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck?s 1953 dissertation was published in 1959 as )] TJ ET BT 303.992 613.397 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Kritik und Krise: Eine Studie zur Pathogenese der )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(brgerlichen Welt)] TJ ET BT 121.004 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, translated in English as )] TJ ET BT 241.664 599.141 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Critique and Crisis; Enlightenment and the Pathogenesis of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Modern Society)] TJ ET BT 109.664 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. The book can be situated alongside a number of works written in the post-1940 period )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(attempting to investigate the pre-conditions of totalitarianism, although Koselleck does not explicitly set out )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to investigate this in the way that others did. Nonetheless, like authors such as Adorno, Popper and Arendt, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck traced the antecedents of totalitarian thought back to the Enlightenment. The idea of pathogenesis )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(is that the modern world was born with a disease that would cause its own destruction. The thesis of )] TJ ET BT 517.292 527.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Kritik )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(und Krisis)] TJ ET BT 83.696 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( leans heavily on Lwith?s aforementioned concept of secularized eschatology: the idea that the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Enlightenment was characterised by a shift in the perception of time, and therefore of historical awareness. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(He also borrowed from Carl Schmitt?s arguments concerning the secularization of theological forms of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 470.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(power. Unlike Lwith and Schmitt, however, Koselleck did not contrast an ?inferior? modern world in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(favour of a return to earlier conditions. The normative agenda of )] TJ ET BT 346.604 456.581 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Kritik und Krisis)] TJ ET BT 427.292 456.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( was the necessity of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 442.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(striking a proper relation between morality and politics. Olsen argues that although the book was informed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 428.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(by concrete political reflections informed by a theoretical-methodological framework, ultimately it avoids )] TJ ET BT 34.016 413.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(addressing the question of which standards and rules responsible politics should be conducted under.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Kritik und Krisis)] TJ ET BT 114.704 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( also saw the beginning of Koselleck?s interest in the evolution of concepts: the book )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(explores the development of ideas such as ?critique?, ?crisis?, ?revolution? and ?politics? from Ancient )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Greece to the Enlightenment. Koselleck has often spoken of the influence of Schmitt on his decision to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(looking at how conceptual meanings had changed, but has never elaborated much beyond acknowledging the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(influence. Olsen examines in detail a letter Koselleck wrote to Schmitt in 1953 in order to shed some light )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on this. As he had done in )] TJ ET BT 162.008 316.277 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Kritik und Krisis)] TJ ET BT 242.696 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, Koselleck laid waste to the idea of historicism, and presented )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the foundations of what he called an ?ontology of history? ? which owed its debt to Heidegger. Koselleck )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(took Heidegger?s notion of finality as his starting point: finality is a brutal fact of human existence, which )] TJ ET BT 34.016 273.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(no relativity can permeate and no human life can escape from. However, the ?historical space? which human )] TJ ET BT 34.016 259.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(beings move in contains more existential features than simply finality, specifically four conceptual pairs ? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 244.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(man/woman, master/slave, parent/children, and geopolitical concepts which he later defined as inner/outer. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 230.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Unlike that of Heidegger, Koselleck?s historical space emphasises the importance of social and interpersonal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 216.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(relations. It was by means of these concepts that Koselleck was able to accommodate ?a Schmittean )] TJ ET BT 34.016 202.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conception of an essentially political society in permanent conflict, and a normative notion of how such )] TJ ET BT 34.016 187.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(conflicts were to be contained, in his ideas for an ontology of history? \(p. 66\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck?s ontology of history was also intended to have a practical impact. The Cold War was one of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mainsprings of Koselleck?s interest in studying the structure of history, and he believed that by disclosing its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical roots, one might find ones way to bringing an end to the conflict: the ?truth of such a historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ontology should be demonstrable by means of every correct prognosis, and it must also have a prognostic )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(character itself, inasmuch as it can devalue the historical philosophical prophecies? \(p. 69\). Historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(writing was not to be undertaken ?for itself? ? it should be useful and have practical implication for conduct )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in life. Koselleck did not expound specific political visions or plans for the future, but rather thought that in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pointing out the anthropological conditions for history and politics, the dangers of ignoring these conditions )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 8034 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(would become apparent.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Kritik und Krisis)] TJ ET BT 114.704 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( received a mixed reception upon publication. The book was eventually recognised as a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(classic in the field of Enlightenment studies, but the initial reviews of the book were on whole )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(unenthusiastic. This was partly a problem of timing: the delay in publishing the thesis due to a lack of funds )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(meant that in 1959, the political climate had changed. The easing of Cold War tensions meant that political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(language had changed: the word ?crisis? had been replaced by ?detente?. Additionally, Koselleck was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(criticised for his intellectual affinity with Carl Schmitt, particularly by Jrgen Habermas, who accused )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck of being a mere mouthpiece for Schmitt?s ideas. The reviews also emphasised Koselleck?s status )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as an outsider in the historical profession. Helmut Kuhn wrote that the ?book in front of us is not a piece of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical writing. One might define it as a historical-philosophical situational analysis that is based upon )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical erudition? \(p. 86\). There was one positive review of the book however ? unsurprisingly, the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reviewer was Carl Schmitt.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(After completing his thesis Koselleck spent a brief spell lecturing in England in Bristol between 1954 and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1955. In late 1955 he was offered a position back at Heidelberg, and moved back to Germany. Initially he )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(considered writing something on the Congress of Vienna, based around an analysis of the concept of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?legitimacy?, the meaning of which had shifted as a result of onset of modernity. However, the arrival of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Werner Conze as professor at Heidelberg put paid to this. Conze was not keen on the topic, and convinced )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck to work on a socio-historical theme centred on tension between state and society in the Prussian )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Vormz)] TJ ET BT 71.348 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Conze would go on to play an important role in Koselleck?s work on Prussia, and would become an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(important collaborator on the )] TJ ET BT 177.332 501.605 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe)] TJ ET BT 320.312 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Like Koselleck, he had ended the Second World )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(War in Russian captivity, and saw his historical project as bringing socio-political order to the chaos of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(modernity. Both men looked to go beyond historicism in combining history and sociology, although they )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(both had differing conceptions of sociology.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Published in 1967, Koselleck?s second book, )] TJ ET BT 254.000 432.581 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Preu?en Zwischen Reform und Revolution)] TJ ET BT 457.316 432.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, focused on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(successes and failures of Prussian constitutional reform 1815?45. It differed from )] TJ ET BT 427.940 418.325 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Kritik und Krisis)] TJ ET BT 508.628 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( in that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(rather than consisting of a chronological, progressive narrative, it presented a single argument from a variety )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of angles. The three entities analysed in the book ? the Prussian Law Code, Administration and Social )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Movement ? were organized along temporally different planes echoing the famous tripartite structure of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Fernand Braudel?s )] TJ ET BT 127.328 361.301 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Mediterranean)] TJ ET BT 220.316 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Koselleck had met Braudel during the latter?s visit to Heidelberg, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and although Braudel is not referenced in )] TJ ET BT 235.640 347.045 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Preu?en Zwischen Reform und Revolution)] TJ ET BT 438.956 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, Koselleck later )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(acknowledged his influence. But whereas Braudel used his three layers as dividers, Koselleck wanted to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(analyse the interaction among them.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(What holds the book together is ?its focus on the activity of the Prussian bureaucrats ? more specifically, on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(how the bureaucrats as main actors in the reforms sought to navigate within the space of possibilities that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(had been opened up on the threshold of ?modernity?? \(p. 136\). A study of Prussian history was nothing new )] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in itself ? Ranke, Droysen, Treitschke and Ritter had all tilled that particular field. But Koselleck?s book did )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(not go down the route of Prusso-centric nationalism, but rather that of social history, following on from the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(methods of Werner Conze. In the introduction, Koselleck stated that his book ?made use ? in the traditional )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(way ? of the given texts, but transcends them, and more so than biographical or political historical writing, in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pursuit of supra-individual problems the texts do not always bring to words, at least never explicitly? \(p. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(137\). Olsen argues that Koselleck?s interpretation of the period must be viewed in comparison with the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(standard work in the field at the time, Hans Rosenberg?s )] TJ ET BT 308.972 163.973 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Bureaucracy, Aristocracy and Autocracy: The )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Prussian Experience 1600?1815)] TJ ET BT 190.664 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Rosenberg had condemned the triumph of what he saw as bureaucratic )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(absolutism, and also linked these conservative elements to the idea of a )] TJ ET BT 378.968 135.461 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Sonderweg)] TJ ET BT 432.296 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( that culminated in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Nazis. Koselleck however, saw the Prussian administration having made an admirable attempt to mediate )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(between various social groups in order to steer Prussia through the difficult transition into modernity. In )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck?s account, blame was not to be ascribed to any particular actor, but rather, the historical forces of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(modernity set loose by the French Revolution. As one perceptive reviewer of the book noted, modernity in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck?s writings is ?portrayed as a unified, destructive, and unstoppable force? \(p. 147\). Nonetheless, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the weight of evidence that Koselleck bought to play in the book meant his arguments could not merely be )] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 21 0 R ] /Contents 19 0 R >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Length 7894 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(dismissed as teleology in sociological dress.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The reviews of the )] TJ ET BT 126.656 770.213 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Preu?en Zwischen Reform und Revolution)] TJ ET BT 329.972 770.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( were almost universally positive, and earned )] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck a job at the University of Bochum. His next project would be that with which he is now )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(universally associated with, the )] TJ ET BT 187.664 741.701 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe)] TJ ET BT 330.644 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. When the final volume was published in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1992, it consisted of 119 articles in seven volumes, written by 109 contributors. Quite a feat, considering the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(original project as conceived in 1957 was supposed to consist of ten contributors examining conceptual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(change in the 19th century ? the completed project encompassed 2,000 years, from ancient Greece to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Weimar Republic! Koselleck ?was the central theoretical, methodological and editorial driving force behind )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the project?, also contributing ?a number of renowned articles to the various volumes? \(p. 168\). )] TJ ET BT 34.016 644.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(It is interesting to see how Koselleck defined what a ?concept? was, particularly given the focus in English-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 629.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(language philosophy on the idea of reference in the past 50 years or so. Koselleck argued there was a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 615.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(difference between a word and a concept; the latter ?must retain multiple meanings in order to be a concept. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 601.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The concept is tied to a word, but it is at the same time more than a word? \(p. 172\). A concept is not a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 587.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(narrowly defined linguistic expression; ?rather it belongs to the epistemic sphere, though this sphere can )] TJ ET BT 34.016 572.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(seemingly not be separated entirely from the linguistic? \(p. 172\). Semantic change and social change are )] TJ ET BT 34.016 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(inextricably linked, and the )] TJ ET BT 168.332 558.629 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe )] TJ ET BT 314.312 558.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(aimed to be something more than a mere history )] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of ideas in the Arthur Lovejoy sense of the phrase. In a contribution to a Festschrift for Karl Lwith, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck gave a preview of the conceptual historical investigation he would pursue in the )] TJ ET BT 471.272 530.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Geschichtliche )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Grundbegriffe)] TJ ET BT 102.680 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. In the article Koselleck argued that in the transition to the modern world history had lost its )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(status as the ?teacher of life?. The Greeks had seen history as a cyclical affair, while the Christians had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(looking forward to the second coming of Christ and the final judgement. However, modernity began to see )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(history as the unfolding of a sequence of new and singular events.)] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 rg BT 350.624 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(\(1\))] TJ ET 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d 350.624 471.699 m 364.616 471.699 l S 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg BT 364.616 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( And this re-conception of history )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ontologically had implications for the writing of history: the future was now unknown, and therefore it was )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(possible to plan it. Historical writing was now therefore easy prey for the aspirations of social-political )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(groups and individuals, such as Karl Marx.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Where did Koselleck?s approach stand within the German hermeneutic tradition? As we have already seen, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(he was influenced by both Gadamer and Heidegger, but his approach also differs in important aspects as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(well. For Heidegger and Gadamer, language contained the totality of experience, and in adopting such a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(stance they lost a perspective on concrete languages, and their function as indicators and agents of historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(change. They did not ?regard languages as limited, as setting conditions for what is sayable at a certain time )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and place ? and consequently, they did not realise such limits are changeable? \(p. 184\). As Koselleck saw it, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the fact that these limits are changeable means there must be experience beyond language. However, for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Olsen, Koselleck?s deviation may be seen as ?a contribution to, rather than a radical departure from the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(hermeneutic tradition, because it retains the basic assumptions about human historicity from Heidegger?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and Gadamer?s work? \(p. 184\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The )] TJ ET BT 55.676 249.509 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe)] TJ ET BT 198.656 249.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( won Koselleck a new position and reputation within the German )] TJ ET BT 34.016 235.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical profession. In the 1950s he had been known as an outsider; in the 1960s he was seen as someone )] TJ ET BT 34.016 220.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(working within the framework of his Professor?s program. Now however, he was ?known as a scholar who )] TJ ET BT 34.016 206.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(had launched an innovative and promising research project and possessed the institutional resources to carry )] TJ ET BT 34.016 192.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(it out? \(p. 192\). Koselleck and his fellow editors managed to attract a number of both established and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 178.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(upcoming scholars to contribute to the lexicon, and established contact with scholars from other disciplines )] TJ ET BT 34.016 163.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to discuss theoretical-methodological questions. However, there was a hidden tension at the heart of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 149.717 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Geschichtliche Grundbegriffe.)] TJ ET BT 179.996 149.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( The lexicon is regarded as Koselleck?s most innovative scholarly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 135.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(achievement, and the project established him in German academia. On the other hand, ?the lexicon was not )] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(as innovative as often assumed, as it relied to a great extent on discursive features that he had already )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(outlined in his earlier work, and its rigid theoretical and methodological presuppositions made it impossible )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to further renew with the framework? \(p. 196\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 66.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In the 1970s, Koselleck began to develop his idea of the need for a theory of historical time. In 1971?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 52.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?Wozu noch Historie??, he argued that in order to make itself relevant and distinguish itself from the social )] TJ ET endstream endobj 20 0 obj [18 0 R /Fit] endobj 21 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 22 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 350.6237 472.0135 364.6157 483.8935 ] >> endobj 22 0 obj << /Type /Action >> endobj 23 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 24 0 R >> endobj 24 0 obj << /Length 8452 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(sciences, history needed to develop a theory of historical times. Koselleck?s writings on the topic were )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(somewhat unsystematic; he never wrote an overarching treatise on the subject, and his thoughts on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(subject have to be gleaned from a number of articles. Olsen argues that there are two lines of research that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(need to be looked at with regards to Koselleck?s ideas on historical time. The first line of thought can be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(traced from the late 1960s to the late 1970s, exemplified in a collection of essays published in 1979 under )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the title )] TJ ET BT 73.352 725.189 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Vergangene Zukunft)] TJ ET BT 171.008 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Once again, the ideas of Heidegger and Gadamer come to the forefront. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 710.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck developed the Heideggerian notion of Being as a temporal phenomenon infolding in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 696.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interaction between past, present and future into a theory of historical time that focuses upon the historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 682.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(actor?s conception of time and finality. He also made use of the Gadamerian concepts of experience, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 668.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(expectation and time developed in the latter?s )] TJ ET BT 256.976 668.165 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Truth and Method)] TJ ET BT 344.312 668.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. The goal of the essays in )] TJ ET BT 472.292 668.165 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Vergangene )] TJ ET BT 34.016 653.909 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Zukunft)] TJ ET BT 70.688 653.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( was to ?decipher the changes in the relation among past, present and future and between experience )] TJ ET BT 34.016 639.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and expectation during the )] TJ ET BT 164.660 639.653 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Neuzeit)] TJ ET BT 200.660 639.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(? \(p. 224\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In 2000 a collection of essays were published under the title )] TJ ET BT 324.968 613.397 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Zeitschichten)] TJ ET BT 388.964 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( documenting Koselleck?s thought )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(on the idea of historical time from the 1980s onwards. At this point we see Koselleck returning to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Braudelian idea of temporal layers, in particular the idea that history contains three layers of temporal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(structures. The first layer is that of events, which human beings habitually experience as )] TJ ET BT 460.604 570.629 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(singular)] TJ ET BT 500.612 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. These )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(singular events are embedded in various layers of )] TJ ET BT 274.628 556.373 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(recursive)] TJ ET BT 319.280 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( structures that represent the second temporal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(layer. The singular is conditioned by recursive structures ? ?certain )] TJ ET BT 358.940 542.117 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(recursive)] TJ ET BT 403.592 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( patterns provide events with )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(common features, and at the same time the events are always characterized by a )] TJ ET BT 420.236 527.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(singular)] TJ ET BT 460.244 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( dimension? \(p. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 513.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(227\). For instance, receiving a letter is of singular importance for the receiver ? but the letter can only be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 499.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(received because of the established structure of the mail service. The third layer concerns a type repetition )] TJ ET BT 34.016 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that is biological and anthropological in nature, and thus )] TJ ET BT 307.328 485.093 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(transcends)] TJ ET BT 359.324 485.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( history.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Koselleck did not aim to construct something like an all-encompassing methodological system. Rather, he )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?offered something like a toolbox of compatible assumptions of what historical writing is and what can be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(done with it? \(p. 233\). There are several dilemmas that set fundamental limits with regards to what the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historian can achieve; but these dilemmas entail possibilities through which valuable insights can be gained. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(In particular, Koselleck emphasised the problem that faces any writer of history: of the relationship and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(interaction between objectivity and partisanship. The tension between the two is directly a result of the birth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of modernity. According to Koselleck, it was the German historian and theologian Chladenius \(1710?59\) )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(who first argued that the experiential space of contemporaries is the epistemological kernel of all history. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Although positional commitment is a presupposition of historical knowledge, this ?does not necessarily lead )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to a partisan account in which events and knowledge are intentionally obscured? \(p. 234\). However, this )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(insight was lost in the 18th century, as truth and temporal perspective were seen as no longer being )] TJ ET BT 34.016 302.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(separable, which leads to the exclusion of the participating agent from the privileged position he had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 287.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(occupied prior to the 18th century.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Where does Koselleck stand in relation to the so-called ?linguistic turn? in the philosophy of history? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Hayden White was a big fan of Koselleck?s work, and has made a significant effort to promote it over the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(years. Koselleck reciprocated, writing an enthusiastic foreword to the German translation of )] TJ ET BT 478.580 232.997 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Tropics of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Discourse)] TJ ET BT 82.676 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Unsurprisingly, Koselleck related White?s focus on the linguistic aspects of representing )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical experience to the German philosophical tradition of Gadamer/ Blumenberg. However, he also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(argued that White?s interest in the metaphorical language of historical writing left little space for the domain )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of social reality. Koselleck had famously stated that the historian?s sources provided a power of veto on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(false or unreliable representations of the past, and in a later interview he criticised White for ignoring source )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(criticism as a check that would distinguish historical writing from fiction. That said, Koselleck did not )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(bracket White with the French post-structuralists, whom he classed as out-and-out relativists.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(On the face of it, it is somewhat paradoxical to speak of Koselleck as an ?outsider? in the historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(profession. In 1973, he took up what at the time the only existing chair in Germany in theoretical history, at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the University of Bielefeld, and worked there until 1988, when he retired following his 65th birthday. When )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(he did so, ?his work had won a degree of international admiration that enabled him to begin something like a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(second career as a guest professor and lecturer at academic institutions in various countries around the )] TJ ET endstream endobj 25 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 27 0 R 29 0 R 31 0 R ] /Contents 26 0 R >> endobj 26 0 obj << /Length 4448 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.000 0.000 0.800 RG 0.24 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(world, such as the United States, France and Israel? \(p. 253\). Yet Koselleck himself always portrayed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(himself as someone whose work was constantly out of tune with the rest of the historical profession. To an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(extent this is correct ? topics such as conceptual change have not really dominated the philosophy of history )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in the past 50 years or so. But as Olsen notes, even in the 1970s when Koselleck felt marginalized at )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Bielefeld, he had ?an on-going and fruitful communication and collaboration with a huge number of scholars )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(both inside and outside of the university and influenced a number of research agendas? \(p. 256\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(At the risk of sounding like Kingsley Amis? titular character Jim Dixon, Reinhart Koselleck?s work has )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(been much neglected by writers on the philosophy of history; lost in a wave of scholarship on Hayden White )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and French post-structuralism perhaps. German post-war philosophical writing in this area has never been )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(particularly fashionable, with the exception of maybe some of the work of Jrgen Habermas: even )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Gadamer?s work tends to be known second-hand. But there is much in Koselleck?s approach that would )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(surely benefit philosophers of history, not least the idea that instead of one over-arching method, we might )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(be better served to examine the epistemological limits of history and go on from there. Of course, post-)] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(structuralist writers might argue that this is in fact what they have been doing with their project for the past )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(30 years. But as we have seen, Koselleck, while recognising constraints on historians, had no time for the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(idea that history had little to distinguish it from fiction. He was interested in what historians )] TJ ET BT 477.668 570.629 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(could)] TJ ET BT 504.332 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( do, as )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(opposed to what they could not, and understood it was not a case of fact vs. fiction, or subjectivity vs. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 542.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(objectivity ? but rather, the essential tension between them was what made historical scholarship what it )] TJ ET BT 34.016 527.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(was. Such an attitude is surely essential for any future philosophy of history, regardless of what it may take.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 492.963 Td /F3 18.0 Tf [(Notes)] TJ ET BT 48.816 462.346 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1.)] TJ ET BT 64.016 462.341 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This is the theme of Zachary Schiffman?s book )] TJ ET BT 297.644 462.341 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(The Birth of the Past)] TJ ET BT 397.652 462.341 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(Cambridge, 2011\). 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