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university , in a B . B . C . broadcast , defined a scientific truth as ' a statement
which has been publicly accepted by the experts ' . ' Neither of these formulas is
entirely satisfactory — for reasons which will appear when I come to discuss the ...
The objective historian is the historian who penetrates most deeply into this
reciprocal process . A clue to this problem of facts and values is provided by our
ordinary use of the word ' truth ' - a word which straddles the world of fact and the
Every language appears to require this word for a truth which is not merely a
statement of fact and not merely a value judgment , but embraces both elements .
It may be a fact that I went to London last week . But you would not ordinarily call
it a ...
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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
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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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