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 Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, a useful but tendentious work of the
empirical school, clearly marks the sepa- rateness of the two processes by
defining a fact as "a datum of experience as distinct from conclusions." This is
what may be ...
4 Gibbon: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Ch. Ixx. SV. Gordon Childe
: History (London: Cobbett Press; 1947), "Philosophy of Right (London: Oxford
University Press; 1942), p. 295. P- 43- SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL 67.
He dropped the attack on Plato, perhaps out of some lingering respect for that
ancient pillar of the Oxford Establishment; ' and he added to the indictment the
argument, not found in Popper, that the "historicism" of Hegel and Marx is ...
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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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