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Title: Niebezpieczna dziedzina : Bartłomiej Keckermann o historii i historiografii

Creator:

Ryczek, Wojciech

Date issued/created:

2015

Resource Type:

Article : original article

Subtitle:

Odrodzenie i Reformacja w Polsce T. 59 (2015)

Contributor:

Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Publisher:

Wydawnictwo Naukowe "Semper"

Place of publishing:

Warszawa

Description:

p. 137-161 ; Summary in English.

Abstract:

The main purpose of the paper is to present and discuss some Keckermann’s thoughts on history and the art of historiography, expressed in the treatise De natura et proprietatibus historiae commentarius (Hanovie 1610), published posthumously by his student, David Schumann. According to the humanist from Gdansk, history is not art, science, or discipline, because it does not have own commonplaces (loci communes), regarded as the basis for method. Nevertheless, history plays an important role in teaching of the practical arts such as politics or economy, because it is an inexhaustible source of examples, taken from narratives about the past events to illustrate general rules related to human life and actions. An excellent historian would be only someone who is able to combine searching for the truth with frankness in its telling. Therefore, he is obliged to use a simple style without almost any rhetoricaldevices. In relation to single events history serves as a tool of description and explication. Thus it provides the necessary illustrative material in the form of examples for the practical disciplines.

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Relation:

Odrodzenie i Reformacja w Polsce

Volume:

59

Start page:

137

End page:

161

Format:

application/pdf

Resource Identifier:

oai:rcin.org.pl:58484 ; oai:rcin.org.pl:58484 ; 0029-8514

Source:

IH PAN, sygn. A.512/59 Podr. ; IH PAN, sygn. A.513/59 ; click here to follow the link

Language:

pol

Language of abstract:

eng

Rights:

Rights Reserved - Free Access

Terms of use:

Copyright-protected material. May be used within the limits of statutory user freedoms

Digitizing institution:

Institute of History of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Original in:

Library of the Institute of History PAS

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