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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In modern physics all measurements are subject to inherent variations due to the
impossibility of establishing a constant relation between the "observer" and the
object under observation; both the "observer" and the thing observed — both ...
When Bertrand Russell observed that "every advance in a science takes us
further away from the crude uniformities which are first observed into a greater
differentiation of antecedent and consequent and into a continually wider circle of
A recent popular writer, speaking of the achievements of science, refers
graphically to the processes of the human mind which, "rummaging in the ragbag
of observed 'facts,' selects, pieces, and patterns the relevant observed facts
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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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