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Iain Stewart

Taking as its starting point recent claims that Jean-Paul Sartre's Critique de la Raison Dialectique was written as an attempt to overcome the historical relativism of Raymond Aron's Introduction à la philosophie de l'histoire, the present article traces this covert dialogue back to a fundamental disagreement between the two men over the interpretation of Wilhelm Dilthey's anti-positivist theory of Verstehen or 'understanding'. In so doing it counters a longstanding tendency to emphasise the convergence of Aron and Sartre's philosophical interests prior to the break in their friendship occasioned by the onset of the Cold War, suggesting that the causes of their later, radical political divergence were pregnant within this earlier philosophical divergence.

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Time and Space in Time and Space

Mapping the Conceptual History of Mental Maps and Historical Consciousness

Janne Holmén

work, on the history of the concept of historicity ( Geschichtlichkeit ), he does not mention any use of historical consciousness before Wilhelm Dilthey in the late 1800s. 18 As far as I have been able to establish, the first use of historical

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Klaus Oschema, Mette Thunø, Evan Kuehn, and Blake Ewing

interpersonal experiences but rather as a key component of transhistorical and transcultural understanding. Matravers mentions Wilhelm Dilthey as the source of this humanistic understanding but engages with Collingwood as its prominent twentieth

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Alfred Betschart

. The journal's answer to the question was a clear “No.” Sartre was deemed an antiquated humanist, operating with Hegelian rather than Marxist concepts, 3 a philosopher closer to Wilhelm Dilthey and Max Weber than Karl Marx. 4 In 1962, Adam Schaff

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Jennifer Dodge, Richard Holtzman, Merlijn van Hulst, and Dvora Yanow

as Wilhelm Dilthey and Hans Georg Gadamer. As we create the artefacts (language, objects and acts) that populate our lives, we embed within them what is meaningful to us (values, beliefs, feelings), in a representational or symbolic relationship. Each

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On Shock Therapy

Modernist Aesthetics and American Underground Film

William Solomon

existence, one that would furnish a verbally mediated reflection of their predicament to those lacking the time to concentrate on and the ability to contemplate their situation. In sharp contrast, the trend exemplified first by Wilhelm Dilthey and then by