Unformatted text preview: Learning how to Learn ❖ Learn how to ask Questions ❖ Learn how to find Answers Historical Questions
❖ Who? ❖ What? ❖ When? ❖ Where? ❖ Why? ❖ How? ❖ What does it mean? So What? ❖ Epistemology = how do we know about the past What is significant in the past depends
on what question you are asking.
The historian as detective Historical context ❖ Context
❖ Effect Why Study History?
❖ Preservation ✦ History
❖ as communal memory Artistic Appreciation ✦ cultural
❖ of Cultural Tradition context of art and literature Intellectual Enlightenment ✦ expansion of cultural pers...
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- Fall '08
- History, historical knowledge, study history, numerous methodological fallacies