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The great man is always representative either of existing forces or of forces which
he helps to create by way of 1 challenge to existing authority . But the higher
degree. 1 Gibbon , Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire , ch . lxx . 2 V. G.
1 challenge to existing authority . But the higher degree of creativity may perhaps
be assigned to those great men who , like Cromwell or Lenin , helped to mould
the forces which carried them to greatness , rather than to those who , like ...
But this subordination of reason to the assumptions of the existing order seems to
me in the long run wholly unacceptable . This is not how Acton thought of reason
when he propounded his equation , revolution = liberalism = the reign of ideas ...
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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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Going back to re-read old university textbooks for fun must be a sign of incipient nostalgia for the lost days of youth. That or masochism. I didn’t get a nostalgic buzz (possibly as I was young and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
LECTURE PAGE I THE HISTORIAN AND His FACTS I
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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