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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Let us look first at the concept of laws. Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth
centuries, scientists assumed that laws of nature — Newton's laws of motion, the
law of gravitation, Boyle's law, the law of evolution, and so forth — had been ...
mists seem to have been first in the field with Gresh- am's law, and Adam Smith's
laws of the market. Burke appealed to "the laws of commerce, which are the laws
of nature, and consequently the Laws of God." 8 Malthus propounded a law of ...
so eager as they used to be to talk about the laws of nature. The so-called laws of
science which affect our ordinary life are in fact statements of tendency,
statements of what will happen, other things being equal, or in laboratory
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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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