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 faculty of reason is normally exercised for some purpose. Intellectuals may
sometimes reason, or think that they reason, for fun. But, broadly speaking,
human beings reason to an end. And when we recognized certain explanations
All over the world today primitive men are learning to use complicated machines,
and in doing so are learning to think, to use their reason. The revolution, which
you may justly call a social revolution, but which I call in the present context the ...
The remedy lies not in a cult of irrationalism or a renunciation of the extended
role of reason in modern society, but in a growing consciousness from below as
well as from above of the role which reason can play. This is not a Utopian dream
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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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