Empiria, abstraction and theory

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Some Notes on Scientific Inquiry: the Role of Hypothesis
By Richard K. Moore, 22 November 1997. The Internet as stimulus for inductive hypothesis formation. Included dhere because of implications for historiography in 21st century.
Review of Gordon Graham, The Shape of the Past—A philosophical approach to history
Summarized by Bertil Haggman from the TL Supplement, London, 9 January 1998. A defense of philosophical history.
A universal perspective or general intellectual position
A dialog on the PhilOfHi list, November 2002. To what extent can historical explanation reach beyond specific facts to gain a universal or general perspective?
Again about history as science
Discussion on H-History-and-Theory list, June 2006. A long rambling discussion that temporarily became private.