Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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History: history is the set of past events captured and illustrated by people. The general limitation of processing and presentation resources is linked to the fact that relevance plays a central role in the representation. History also differs from the past - which encompasses the totality of past events – in that it is re-written over and over again by re-evaluating the relationships between events and their relevance. See also past, memory, future, society, progress.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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E.M. Carr (Geisteswissenschaftler) (1961) 5 Unterschiede Geschichte/Wissenschaft:
1. Geschichte: Besonderes, Wissenschaft: Allgemeines
2. Geschichte erteilt keine Lektionen
3. Geschichte, anders als Wissenschaft, macht keine Vorhersagen.
4. Geschichte subjektiv, Wissenschaft: objektiv.
5. Geschichte berührt, anders als Wissenschaft, auch religiöse und moralische Fragen.


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E. Mayr
Das ist Biologie Heidelberg 1998


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-21