Journal of Cognitive Historiography, Vol 4, No 2 (2017)

What is Cognitive Historiography, Anyway? Method, Theory, and a Cross-Disciplinary Decalogue

Leonardo Ambasciano
Issued Date: 14 Oct 2019


This contribution offers a tentative systemization of different strands of method and theory in the sub-field of cognitive historiography in the form of a decalogue and 30 reflections. The primary aim is to clarify the role of both interdisciplinary collaboration and cross-disciplinary integration. The secondary goal is to provide interested readers, colleagues, and young researchers from a wide range of different academic branches across the two cultures with a crash course and a protocol to basic collaborative research. An indicative and essential bibliography is also provided. This introductory opinion piece is open for further comments, additions, suggestions, and discussions.

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