Journal of the Philosophy of History

Editor-in-Chief: Frank Ankersmit
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Philosophy of history is a rapidly expanding area. There is growing interest today in: what constitutes knowledge of the past, the ontology of past events, the relationship of language to the past, and the nature of representations of the past. These interests are distinct from – although connected with – contemporary epistemology, philosophy of science, metaphysics, philosophy of language, and aesthetics. Hence we need a distinct venue in which philosophers can explore these issues. The Journal of the Philosophy of History provides such a venue.
Ever since neo-Kantianism, philosophy of history has been central to all of philosophy, whether or not particular philosophers recognized its potential significance. No philosophic account of knowledge and truth can be considered worthwhile unless it addresses the issue of how we relate to our past. The Journal of the Philosophy of History assumes that epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of science are incomplete if they ignore history. Once we historicize the relationship of language and the world, however, we raise a number of philosophical problems that call for deeper analysis and that are of the greatest significance for an adequate understanding of how language and science are possible.
The Journal of the Philosophy of History is a peer-reviewed (double blind) philosophical journal. It welcomes contributions from all the branches of -philosophy that use history and historiography fruitfully, including epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, philosophy of the historiography of science, aesthetics, and value theory. It also welcomes the writing of history in so far as it elucidates and possibly solves philosophical problems.

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Editor-in-Chief
Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen, University of Oulu

Senior Editor
Frank R. Ankersmit (University of Groningen)

Editors
Giuseppina D’Oro (Keele University)
Allan Megill (University of Virginia)
Herman Paul (Leiden University)
Marek Tamm (Tallinn University)

Advisory Board
Berber Bevernage (University of Ghent)
Mark Bevir (University of California, Berkeley)
David Carr (Emory University, Atlanta)
Jonathan Gorman (Queen’s University, Belfast)
Nicholas Jardine (Cambridge University)
Jeff Malpas (University of Tasmania, Hobart)
Joseph Margolis (Temple University, Philadelphia)
Murray Murphey (University of Pennsylvania)
Joe Rouse (Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT)
Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary, University of London)
Hans Sluga (University of California, Berkeley)
Karsten Stueber (College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA)
Georgia Warnke (University of California, Riverside)
Hayden White (University of California, Santa Cruz)v John H. Zammito (Rice University, Houston)

Review Editor
Eugen Zeleňak (Catholic University, Ruzomberok
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