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 conception of "economic rationality" as an objective and non- controversial
criterion by which the desirability of economic policies can be tested and judged.
The attempt at once breaks down. Theorists brought up on the laws of classical ...
In the 1930's, people began to talk of "the end of economic man," meaning the
man who consistently pursued his economic interests in accordance with
economic laws; and since then nobody, except a few Rip Van Winkles of the
The transition has been made from laissez-faire to planning, from the
unconscious to the self-conscious, from belief in objective economic laws to
belief that man by his own action can be the master of his economic destiny.
Social policy has ...
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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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