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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transform, and utilize one's environment. Indeed, the two factors are closely
interconnected, and react on one another. Marx treats human labour as the
foundation of the whole edifice; and this formula seems acceptable if a sufficiently
Our picture of the facts of our environment is moulded by our values, i.e. by the
categories through which we approach the facts; and this picture is one of the
important facts which we have to take into account. Values enter into the facts
and are ...
vance in the application of reason to human affairs, an increased capacity in man
to understand and master himself and his environment, which I should be
prepared, if necessary, to call by the old-fashioned name of progress. I have no
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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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