Dr. Herman Paul

 

Chair

Associate Professor of Historical Theory at Leiden University.

Leiden University
Institute for History
P.O. Box 9515, 2300 RA Leiden, the Netherlands,
Tel: +31 71 527 2757
E-mail: h.j.paul@hum.leidenuniv.nl

 

Some Recent Publications

Paul, H. (2015). Key Issues in Historical Theory. London: Routledge.

Paul, H. (2014). ‘What Could It Mean for Historians to Maintain a Dialogue With the Past?’ Journal of the Philosophy of History, vol. 8.

Paul, H. (2011). Hayden White: The Historical Imagination. Cambridge: Polity Press.

 

Texts

Paul, H. (2014). “What Could It Mean for Historians to Maintain a Dialogue With the Past?”. Journal of the Philosophy of History, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 445-463.

Paul, H. (2014). “Relations to the Past: A Research Agenda for Historical Theorists”. Rethinking History, advanced online publication.

Paul, H. (2013). “The heroic study of records: The contested persona of the archival historian”. History of the Human Sciences.

Paul, H. (2012). “Weak Historicism: On Hierarchies of Intellectual Virtues and Goods”. Journal of the Philosophy of History, vol. 6, pp. 369-388.

Paul, H. (2012). “Manuals on Historical Method: A Genre of Polemical Reflection on the Aims of Science”, en Bod, R.; Maat, J. & Weststeijn, T., eds. The Making of the Humanities, vol. 3. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp. 171-182.

Paul, H. (2012). “Gadamer and Philosophy of History: A Conversation Waiting to Begin”, en Kasten, M.; Paul, H. & Sneller, R., eds. Hermeneutics and the Humanitites. Dialogues with Hans-Georg Gadamer. Leiden: Leiden University Press, pp. 151-172.

Paul, H. (2012). “Everything is Tottering. Why Philosophy of History Thrives in Times of Crisis”. Low Countries Historical Review, vol. 127, no. 4, pp. 103-112.

Paul, H. (2011). “Self-Images of the Historical Profession: Idealized Practices and Myths of Origin”. Storia della Storiografia, vol. 59-60, pp. 157-170.

Paul, H. (2011). “Performing History: How Historical Scholarship is Shaped by Epistemic Virtues”. History and Theory, Theme Issue 50, pp. 1-19.

Paul, H. (2011). “Fathers of History: Metamorphoses of a Metaphor”. Storia della Storiografia, vol. 59-60, pp. 251-267.

Paul, H. (2011). “Distance and Self-Distanciation: Intellectual Virtue and Historical Method around 1900”. History and Theory, Theme Issue 50, pp. 104-116.

Paul, H. (2010). “Who Suffered From the Crisis of Historicism? A Dutch Example”. History and Theory, vol. 49, pp. 169-193.

Paul, H. (2009). “How Historians Learn to Make Historical Judgments”. Journal of the Philosophy of History, vol. 3, pp. 90-108.

Paul, H. (2009). “Hayden White and the Crisis of Historicism”, en Ankersmit, F.; Domanska, E. & Kellner, H., eds. Re-Figuring Hayden White. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 

Paul, H. (2004). “Metahistorical Prefigurations: Towards A Re-Interpretation of Tropology in Hayden White”. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in History and Archaeology, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 1-19.