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Catherine Z. Elgin

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780262036535

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262036535.001.0001

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Borders and Crossings

Borders and Crossings

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True Enough

Catherine Z. Elgin

The MIT Press

Disciplinary understanding is answerable to normative and methodological demands. This raises the question whether a work in one discipline can also belong to another. Can works of art, functioning as such, satisfy the demands of history? If so, they provide a historical understanding of their subject.

Keywords:   Discipline, history, exemplification, art, methodological commitments, normative commitments

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