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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But, we all know, the present has no more than a notional existence as an
imaginary dividing line between the past and the future. In speaking of the
present, I have already smuggled another time dimension into the argument. It
would, I think, ...
As we have already seen, Herodotus as the father of history had few children;
and the writers of classical antiquity were on the whole as little concerned with
the future as with the past. Thucydides believed that nothing significant had ...
the course of history to an end in the present instead of projecting it into the future
. He recognized a process of continuous evolution in the past, and incongruously
denied it in the future. Those who, since Hegel, have reflected most deeply on ...
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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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