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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an unpublished note quoted by his editor, to have reached this conclusion: St.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
1 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.2 The ...
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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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