On Reading and Writing History


– belloc and strauss on reading and writing history, and the universalistic implications of this way, contra historicism’ (i.e. skepticism)

Further Reading:

Hilaire Belloc, On a Method of Writing History’

Leo Strauss, On a Forgotten Kind of Writing’

Immanual Kant, Idea for a Universal History With a Cosmopolitan Purpose’

Arthur Melzer, Philosophy Between the Lines