Table of contents for The limits of history / Constantin Fasolt.


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Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
One	A Dangerous Form of Knowledge
A Brief but Doubtful Lesson - The Other Side of History - The Historical Revolt - An Elementary Confusion - The Shadow of the Emperor - Disclaimers and Qualifications - The Problem
- The Solution
Two	The Subject: Hermann Conring
The State of the Art - Conring's Youth - Student in Helmstedt - Student in Leiden - At the Crossroads - Getting Established - Rethinking Politics and Law - Public Intellectual - Adviser to Princes - Harvest
- A Blurry Image
Three	The Context: Discursus Novus
An Unhappy Author - The Original - The Pirated Edition - The Rebuttal - What Conring Really Thought - What Conring Actually Said - Honesty and Dissimulation - Self-Doubt and Self-Denial - An Elementary Uncertainty - The Aftermath - Authorship and Authenticity
- To the Vanishing Point
Four	The Text: Bartolus of Sassoferrato
The Argument - Joining the Issue - The Roman People - A Matter of Law - Imperium - Dominium - The Lord of the World - Hierarchy and Sovereignty - Reason in Writing - Missing the Point - Begging the Question - Changing the Subject
- Through the Looking Glass
Five	The Limits of History
Notes
Works Cited
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: History Philosophy, Historiography, History, Ancient Historiography