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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... as another and there is no "objective" historical truth.2 Where the pundits
contradict each other so flagrantly the field is open to enquiry. I hope that I am
sufficiently up-to-date to recognize that anything written in the 1S9o's must be
But I think we are entitled by convention — as I propose to do in these lectures —
to reserve the word "history" for the serious process of enquiry into the past of
man in society. The second point, i.e. that history is concerned to enquire.
... then, in both senses of the word — meaning ^both the enquiry conducted by
the historian and the s- facts of the past into which he enquires] — is/a social
process, in which individuals are engaged as social beings; and. "Philosophy of
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - antiquary - LibraryThing
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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