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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Even the Bank of England, in the days of its greatest power, was thought of not as
a skilful operator and manipulator, but as an objective and quasi- automatic
registrar of economic trends. But with the transition from a laissez-faire economy
to a ...
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 ...
Even science, as we have seen, is now less concerned to investigate and
establish objective laws of nature, than to frame working hypotheses by which
man may be enabled to harness nature to his purposes and transform his
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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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