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Stories, Experiences and Presence: Interview with Eelco Runia

In this interview, Marek Tamm asks questions concerning some of the main developments and arguments in Eelco Runia’s thinking about history. More specifically, the following topics are discussed: the intellectual and educational background of Runia’s philosophy of history, relations between his philosophical and fictional work, his criticism of representationalism, his books written in Dutch, his sources of inspiration (Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht and Frank Ankersmit), the nature of his book Moved by the Past, and the aims of his new book project, entitled Red Queen History.