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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Here I should say something about the role of the rebel or dissident in history. To
set up the popular picture of the individual in revolt against society is to re-
introduce the false antithesis between society and ./ the individual. No society is
Indeed, if I were addicted to formulating laws of history, one such law would be to
the effect that the group — call it a class, a nation, a continent, a civilization, what
you will — which plays the leading role in the advance of civilization in one ...
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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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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