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... as another and there is no "objective" historical truth.2 Where the pundits
contradict each other so flagrantly the field is open to enquiry. I hope that I am
sufficiently up-to-date to recognize that anything written in the 1890's must be
It is recognized that scientists make discoveries and acquire fresh knowledge, not
by establishing precise and comprehensive laws, but by enunciating hypotheses
which open the way to fresh enquiry. A standard text-book on scientific method ...
As soon as we can break into the flow of eloquence, we edge our two visitors
gently but firmly towards the door, we instruct the janitor on no account to admit
them again, and we get on with our enquiry. But CAUSATION IN HISTORY 137.
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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
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