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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Today this terminology sounds as old-fashioned as it is presumptuous; but it
sounds almost as old-fashioned to the physical scientist as it does to the social
scientist. In the year before Bury delivered his inaugural lecture, the French ...
I must quote one general pronouncement on the methods of social science, since
it comes from a great social scientist who was trained as a physical scientist.
Georges Sorel, who practised as an engineer before he began in his forties to
But, while it is, I think, fair to say that the involvement of the social scientist or
historian in the object of his study is of a different kind than that of the physical
scientist, and the issues raised by the relation between subject and object
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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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