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  1. Historicism and Constructionism: Rival Ideas of Historical Change.Zoltán Boldizsár Simon - 2019 - History of European Ideas 45 (8):1171-1190.
    ABSTRACTA seemingly unitary appeal to history might evoke today two incompatible operations of historicization that yield contradictory results. This article attempts to understand two co-existing senses of historicity as conflicting ideas of historical change and rival practices of temporal comparison: historicism and constructionism. At their respective births, both claimed to make sense of the world and ourselves as changing over time. Historicism, dominating nineteenth-century Western thought and overseeing the professionalization of historical studies, advocated an understanding of the present condition of (...)
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