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When we speak in abstract terms of the tension between liberty and equality , or
between individual liberty and social justice , we are apt to forget that fights do
not occur between abstract ideas . These are not struggles between individuals
Let us assume that abstract conceptions like ' good ' and ' bad ' , and more
sophisticated developments of them , lie beyond the confines of history . But ,
even so , these abstractions play in the study of historical morality much the same
role as ...
Bismarck , says Sir Isaiah , understood the material in which he was working ; the
others were led away by abstract theories which failed to work . The moral is that '
failure comes from resisting that which works best . . . in favour of some ...
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LECTURE PAGE I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS
SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL
HISTORY SCIENCE AND MORALITY
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What Is History?: The George Macaulay Trevelyan Lectures Delivered in the ...
E. H. Carr
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