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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Professor Popper appears to associate Marx with what he calls "the central
mistake of historicism," the belief that historical tendencies or trends "can be
immediately derived from universal laws alone" (The Poverty of Historicism [
mark by one of the most distinguished and most moderate of American
conservative historians, Professor Samuel Morison of ... 7 But it is Professor
Popper who, at any rate in Great Britain, has once more expressed this cautious
... warns me to eschew programmes and ideals, and Professor Oakeshott tells me
that we are going nowhere in particular and that all that matters is to see that
nobody rocks the boat, and Professor Popper wants to keep that dear old T-
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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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