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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Yet it was indubitably brought about by the actions of individuals, each
consciously pursuing some totally different aim. Nor does the diagnosis of a
discrepancy between the intentions of the individual and the results of his action
always have ...
The historian, as we have seen, is bound to generalize; and, in so doing, he
provides general guides for future action which, though not / specific predictions,
are both valid and useful. But hey cannot predict specific events, because the ...
It is not that some human actions are free and others determined. The fact is that
all human actions are both free and determined, according to the point of view
from which one considers them. The practical question is different again. Smith's
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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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I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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