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6 In 1920, when Bury wrote his book The Idea of Progress, a bleaker climate
already prevailed, the blame for which he laid, in obedience to the current
fashion, on "the doctrinaires who have established the present reign of terror in
as progress towards liberty, history as the record of those events was progress
towards the understanding of liberty: the two processes advanced side by side.3
The philosopher Bradley, writing in an age when analogies from evolution were ...
But, if we are to retain the hypothesis of progress, we must, I think, accept the
condition of the broken line. Lastly, I come to the question of what is the essential
content of progress in terms of historical action. The people who struggle, say, ...
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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
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