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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I have nothing to say against the cult of the individual as a protest against the
perversion which treats the individual as a means and society or the state as the
end. But we shall arrive at no real understanding either of the past or of the
It appears to me simply untrue to say that our understanding of the problems of
social organization or our good will to organize society in the light of that
understanding have regressed: indeed, I should venture to say that they have
What Freud did was to extend the range of our knowledge and understanding by
opening up the unconscious roots of human behaviour to consciousness and to
rational enquiry. This was an extension of the domain of reason, an increase in ...
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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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