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About.com FAQ
Brief introductory summary of the Philosophy of History.
http://atheism.about.com/od/philosophybranches/p/History.htm

Christian Philosophy of History
Comparison between Jacques Maritain and Nicolas Berdyaev's Christian philosophy of history and their impact on the Christian views of history and of mankind's future.
http://seekingwisdom.com/goubman.htm

Enlightenment: Objectivist Scholarship
Articles from authors following the method of objectivity.
http://enlightenment.supersaturated.com/essays/subjects/philosophyofhistory.html

Forrester, Rochelle
Site attempts to explain the causes of historical social and cultural change, featuring articles about the discovery of agriculture, the invention of the steam engine, chemistry, and the nature of reality.
http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/rochelle.f/index.html

Friesian School's Philosophy of History
Essays on philosophy of history from the Proceedings of the Friesian School. Summaries of Asian and ancient European philosophies of history.
http://www.friesian.com/philhist.htm

Geoffrey Elton's Philosophy of History
Summary of the historian Geoffrey Elton's philosophy of history.
http://www.ucc.ie/chronicon/elton.htm

Hayden White's "Metahistory"
Summarizes Hayden White's book "Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth Century Europe", which categories 19th Century historians and philosophers of history.
http://www.lehigh.edu/~ineng/syll/syll-metahistory.html

Hegel's Philosophy of History
Hegel's philosophy of history from a historian's perspective.
http://www.historicalinsights.com/dave/hegel.html

Islamic Philosophy of History
Al-Islam site's explanation of the (Shi'ite) Islamic philosophy of history.
http://www.al-islam.org/universe/28.htm

Karl Popper
Karl Popper's criticism of the belief that history is determined by rules.
http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/popper/#Soci

Miller, John William
Joseph Fell's summary of John William Miller's philosophy.
http://www.williams.edu/resources/miller/philosophy.html

Philosophers of History
Summarizes the works of St. Augustine, Kant, Herder, Hegel, Marx, Spengler and Toynbee.
http://www.history-ontheweb.co.uk/histtheory/histtheory_4.htm

Philosophy of History Archive
A Russian site (in English) offering a listing of philosophy of history resources worldwide.
http://www.nsu.ru/filf/pha/

Philosophy of History: A Guide for Students
M.C. Lemon's introduction to the Philosophy of History, aimed at students of history. Published by the Questia Online Library.
http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=107554003

Progressive Socialism Philosophy of History
Philosophy of history by Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar - founder of the Progressive Utilization Theory (PROUT) also known as Progressive Socialism.
http://www.prout.org/ChapterTwo.html

The End of History and the Last Man - Wikipedia
Wikipedia entry for Francis Fukuyama's essay, which challenges the Marxist philosophy of history
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_End_of_History_and_the_Last_Man

Theory and History
Ludwig von Mises's book "Theory and History: An interpretation of social and economic evolution", which criticizes historicism, scientism and dialectical materialism.
http://www.mises.org/th.asp

UnderstandingSociety
Links to documents containing Professor Daniel Little's application of the philosophy of science's approach to the philosophy of history.
http://www.changingsociety.org/

Variations on a Theme: History as Knowledge of the Past
E-text of lectures by George L. Anderson.
http://vlib.iue.it/carrie/texts/carrie_books/anderson/

Wikipedia Definition
Brief introductory summary of the Philosophy of History.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophy_of_history