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The concept of a law was made as a principle of explaining the order of nature through development of natural science in the 17th century. This concept was gradually applied to explaining the development of society and history, but until the 18th century, it contained the medieval idea of a law that there is god’s order in history. In the middle of the 19th century, it became completely secularized through positivism insisting that there is a rule in history like the order of nature, which further got liberated from the theological meaning and utilized to the full for explaining history. However, the historicism school that emphasizes individuality and the roles of freedom in history, denied nomology in history and understood the progress of history teleologically, refusing the positivism school’s nomological understanding. Between these two schools, there were a lot of arguments until the latter half of the 19th century. In the middle of the 20th century, some historians indulged in the tradition of historicism argued that there was causal development in history partly. And some theorists of Marxism raised thinking that loosens the deterministic character of a law. Such change in these two is significant in that it admits causality as “Historical Necessity” in history and also it allows causal thinking and explanation in the study of history. Of course, it is necessary to try continuously to find out the supplementary task, while recognizing the limitation of the causal thinking.