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Are There Laws Of History?

Amanda Rees | Aeon | 12th May 2020

Sceptical account of “cliodynamics”, a school of history founded by Peter Turchin, which contends that big data enables the study of history to become something closer to an exact science. Turchin’s followers “treat history as a laboratory containing many successions of datasets against which …

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