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The "assumption behind this assumption" is that nothing essential to the larger and more complex issues will be lost when this method is applied.
Thus in the fifties and sixties, philosophy of history preferred to focus on the elements of the historical text, like singular statements about historical states of affairs, statements expressing causal connections, or on the temporal perspective of statements about the past (Danto's "narrative sentences").The five previously published essays in this volume originally appeared in the following places: "The Use of Language in the Writing of History." In H.Coleman, ed., Working with Language: A Multidisciplinary Consideration of Language Use in Work Contexts . "The Dilemma of Contemporary Anglo-Saxon Philosophy of History." History and Theory, Beiheft 25.Twentieth-century philosophy is fascinated by the phenomenon of language.Russell and the logical positivists saw formalized language as the logical matrix for all our knowledge of the world.