User:LGreg/sandbox/Approaches to Knowledge (LG seminar 2020/21)/Seminar 18/History/History of Philosophy


The term History has its roots in the Greek word ἱστορία, historia, meaning ‘inquiry; knowledge acquired by investigation. [1] Therefore, History is also the study of the past.


  1. Joseph, Brian; Janda, Richard, eds. (2008) [2004]. The Handbook of Historical Linguistics. Blackwell Publishing. p. 163. ISBN 978-1-4051-2747-9.