HIST-4701 Historiography

This course intends to analyze problems such as the reality in the past, the dichotomy narration-explanation, the types of realism and the relation between discourse and truth. It is also searched the understanding of discourse: from the rules that regulate writing, the models of understanding, the criteria of verification, the sources, the concept of objectivity, the understanding of historical time and even the sense, the function, and the necessity of history. In the present course, these elements will be analyzed in some cases of Middle Age writing, one of the most controversial periods of history.




Borja Gomez Jaime