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"Historian's Fallacies"
A review of the book "Historian's Fallacies: Toward A Logic Of Historical Thought" by David H. Fischer.
# 140827 | 1,750 words | 1 source | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , History (General)


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This paper looks at how the book "Historian's Fallacies: Toward A Logic Of Historical Thought" analyzes and processes the various issue of logical fallacies that contribute to the problems of historical information gathering and the ways in which information is used. The paper discusses how Fischer is keen to provide the many biases that historians use to distort history through the information gathering methods used, the impersonal and often ambiguously inanimate processing of history, and the semantic meanings that distort history.

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"Historian's Fallacies" (2008, December 01) Retrieved August 15, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/historian-fallacies-140827/

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""Historian's Fallacies"" 01 December 2008. Web. 15 August. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/historian-fallacies-140827/>

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