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a11 unpublished note quoted by his editor, to have reached this conclusion: St.
Augustine looked at history from the point of view of the early Christian; Tillemont,
from that of a seventeenth-century Frenchman; Gibbon, from that of an ...
been sufficiently castigated by Professor Knowles, who in his inaugural lecture
quoted Motley's denunciation of Philip II (“if there are vices . . . from which he was
exempt, it is because it is not permitted by human nature to attain perfection even
“H. A. L. Fisher in the passage already quoted, which reflects his disillusionment
over the failure of liberal dreams after the First World War, begs his readers to
recognize “the play of the contingent and the unforeseen” in history.” The
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Edward Hallett Carr’s What is History? is still a remarkable work of historiography fifty years after it was written. Originally written as a series of lectures at Cambridge University in 1961 the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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