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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Nor is our conclusion a matter of inference alone; for, though Namier wrote
nothing systematic on the philosophy of history, he expressed himself, with his
usual clarity and incisiveness, in an essay published a few years ago. "The less ...
"In the social production of their means of production," wrote Marx in the preface
to his Critique of Political Economy, "human beings enter into definite and
necessary relations which are independent of their will." "Man lives consciously
"If a particular cause, like the accidental result of a battle, has ruined a state," he
wrote in his work on the greatness and decline of the Romans, "there was a
general cause which made the downfall of this state ensue from a single battle.
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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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