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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The historian belongs not to the past but to the present. Profes-. / sor Trevor-
Roper tells us that the historian "ought to love the past." 4 This is a dubious
injunction. To love the past may easily be an expression of the nostalgic
romanticism of old ...
I have hitherto consistently used the conventional phrase "past and present." 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 ...
lute in history is not something in the past from which we start; it is not something
in the present, since all present thinking is necessarily relative. It is something still
incomplete and in process of becoming — something in the future towards ...
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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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