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In contrast Gibbon in eighteenth - century England saw history not as cyclical but
as a triumphant advance : in his famous phrase ' every age has increased , and
still increases , the real wealth , the happiness , the knowledge and perhaps the ...
Knowledge is knowledge for some purpose . The validity of the knowledge
depends on the validity of the purpose . But , even where no such theory has
been professed , the practice has often been no less disquieting . In my own field
of study I ...
This was the great age of the birth and development of science ; and theories of
knowledge were strongly influenced by the outlook of the pioneers of science .
Man was set sharply against the external world . He grappled with it as with ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - antiquary - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - JonArnold - LibraryThing
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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