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And if anyone cavils at the statement that it is not our business to pass moral
judgment on Hitler or Stalin — or , if you like , on Senator McCarthy — this is
because they were the contemporaries of many of us , because hundreds of
moral judgments on individuals can be just as misleading and mischievous as
the moral denunciation of individuals . ... rightly argues that the historian should
pass moral judgment on the institution , but not on the individuals who created it .
moment is the criterion of judgment . 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 ...
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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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