Tag Archives: Historical Methodology

History and the Paranormal

[Although I still agree with the general points of this essay, I am going to revise a few parts, in light of a more recent essay that I have written. -MWF 7/5/17] You have probably heard it said before that … Continue reading

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Methodological Approaches to Ancient History

Why do we trust some historical sources but not others? How am I justified in believing with high confidence that Alexander the Great existed, but doubting the existence of someone like Romulus or Moses? Do I have good grounds for … Continue reading

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