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This paper is working on Hegels thesis regarding reflective history as historical writing about present through the medium of past. Hypothesis about reflective historiography as narrative practice is elaborated through the reading of Livy‘s Praefatio, with a particular accent on historiographical practice as moral and political act which implies articulation of the relationship between the past and the present. The reading specificaly considers Hegel‘s fundamental attidudes regarding historiography, drawing attention on the problems of compatibility of Hegel‘s exemplification of Livy as compilatory writer of historical reviews with his specific attitudes regarding 1) correlation between ethico-political community and historiography and 2) reflective historiograpy as narration about present in the life of spirit.

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ATANASKOVIĆ, L. (2020). HEGEL AND LIVY: REFLECTIVE HISTORIOGRAPHY AND ETHICS OF MEMORY. Arhe, 16(32), 81–114. https://doi.org/10.19090/arhe.2019.32.81-114


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