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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The best example known to me of this is the great German historian Meinecke,
whose span of life and work was unusually long, and covered with a series of
revolutionary and catastrophic changes in the fortunes of his country. Here we
The Meinecke of Die Idee der Staatsrason, published in 1925, speaks with the
divided and bewildered mind of the Weimar Republic: the world of politics has
become an arena of unresolved conflict between raison d'etat and morality which
In the words of Meinecke — the "real" Meinecke, the Meinecke of the 1920's — "
the search for causalities in history is impossible without reference to values . . .
behind the search for causalities there always lies, directly or indirectly, the
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - msaucier818 - LibraryThing
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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