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If, on the other hand, you tell the ordinary man that Robinson was killed because
the driver was drunk, or because the brakes did not work, or because there was a
blind corner on the road, this will seem to him a perfectly sensible and rational ...
some of the causes were rational and “real” and that others were irrational and
accidental. But by what criterion did we make the distinction? The faculty of
reason is normally exercised for some purpose. Intellectuals may sometimes
Being the one rational institution, it was the one historical institution; it alone was
subject to a rational course of development which could be comprehended by the
historian. Secular society was moulded and organized by the church, and had ...
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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
THE HISTORIAN AND HIS FACTs
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
THE WIDENING HoRIZON