What is History?
A. A. Knopf, 1962 - 209 Seiten
A philosophical interpretation of history, examining the significance of historical study as a science and a reflection of social values.
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Bertrand Russell, reared in this tradition, later recalled the period when he hoped
that in time there would be "a mathematics of human behaviour as precise as the
mathematics of machines." 1 Then Darwin made another scientific revolution; ...
When Bertrand Russell observed that "every advance in a science takes us
further away from the crude uniformities which are first observed into a greater
differentiation of antecedent and consequent and into a continually wider circle of
tion to the words of my senior by half a generation, Bertrand Russell: "I grew up in
the full flood of Victorian optimism, and . . . something remains with me of the
hopefulness that then was easy." 6 In 1920, when Bury wrote his book The Idea
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This was the definition of a dry read. I read this for a graduate class, and my purpose in reading the book was to try and develop an understanding of how we think about research and the past. I did ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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It puzzles me that Carr was taken so seriously as a "distinguished historian" in British academic circles, considering that he spent the first part of his career championing appeasement of Germany and much of the rest admiring Stalin. Vollständige Rezension lesen
I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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