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But scepticism about progress in the past and pessimism about prospects for the
future have become more powerful and more assertive as the twentieth century
has moved on . Popper , who gave a lecture a quarter of a century ago entitled ...
But , as we all know , the present has no more than a notional existence as an
imaginary dividing line between the past and the future . In speaking of the
present , I have already smuggled another time dimension into the argument . It
would , I ...
Thucydides believed that nothing significant had happened in time before the
events which he described , and that nothing significant was likely to happen
thereafter . Lucretius deduced man ' s indifference to the future from his
indifference to ...
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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
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From Nursery Rhymes to Nationhood: Children's Literature and the ...
Elizabeth A. Galway
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