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 modern his-x' torian enjoys none of the advantages of this built-in ignorance.
1 Geoffrey Barraclough: History in a Changing World (London: Basil Blackwell &
Mott; 1955), p. 14. 2 Lytton Strachey: Preface to Eminent Victorians. 3 Quoted in ...
torian enjoys none of the advantages of this built-in ignorance. He must cultivate
this necessary ignorance for himself — the more so the nearer he comes to his
own times. He has the dual task of discovering the few , significant facts and ...
torian was called on to investigate, was the thought of the individual actor. This is
a false assumption. What the historian is called on to investigate is what lies
behind the act; and to this the conscious thought V or motive of the individual
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I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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