This course is a study of the meaning of history through the eyes of philosophers, theologians, and historians; it studies both philosophies of history and the various approaches to historical investigation. Required of all students majoring in history.
Learning Goals & Objectives:
Seek, identify, and analyze secondary sources for argument, theory, and place them within their larger historiographies.
Collect and organize in a logical fashion the historiography of any given topic of interest.
Articulate the development of any given topic’s historiography, identifying landmark contributions, important theoretical influences, critical departures, and possible gaps.