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... facts , comes perilously near to treating history as something spun out of the
human brain , and leads back to the conclusion referred to by Sir George Clark in
the passage which I quoted earlier , that ' there is no " objective " historical truth ' .
What , then , do we mean when we praise a historian for being objective , or say
that one historian is more objective than another ? Not , it is clear , simply that he
gets his facts right , but rather that he chooses the right facts , or , in other words ...
Even science , as we have seen , is now less concerned to investigate and
establish objective laws of nature , than to frame working hypotheses by which
man may be enabled to harness nature to his purposes and transform his
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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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