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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But the distinction between historical and unhis- torical facts is not rigid or
constant; and any fact may, so to speak, be promoted to the status of historical
fact once its relevance and significance is discerned. We now see that a
somewhat similar ...
in dispute — but on distinguishing between the real or significant facts, in which
we were interested, and the accidental facts, which we could afford to ignore. We
found it easy to draw this distinction because our standard or test of significance,
More significant, man has begun, through the conscious exercise of reason, not
only to transform his environment but to transform himself. At the end of the
eighteenth century Malthus, in an epoch-making work, attempted to establish
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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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