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Herbert Butterfield

Ethics of History and Politics

by Kenneth W. Thompson

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Published by Univ Pr of Amer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 1900-,
  • Butterfield, Herbert,,
  • International relations,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Sir,,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11391720M
    ISBN 100819108766
    ISBN 109780819108760

    George III and the Historians by Herbert Butterfield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Professor McIntire disowns any claim to have written a conventional biography of the Cambridge historian Herbert Butterfield. His book is a detailed, scholarly study of the intellectual odyssey of a complex character, who wrestled all his life with the problems of writing history. As such it is not an easy read.

    This book examines successive stages in the development of the thought of Sir Herbert Butterfield in relation to fundamental issues in the science of history. In a carefully nuanced way it lays bare the unspoken motivations and hidden tensions in Butterfield's debate with himself and with a host of contemporary historians in the period between Herbert Butterfield. This book is an extended version of the Wiles lectures given at the Queen's University, Belfast, in It illustrates the rise, scope, methods and objectives of the history of historiography. The topics selected for discussion give a general outline of the modern historical movement from the mid-eighteenth century to the.

    -Preface: The Whig Interpretation of History Though Herbert Butterfield's specific target in this great essay is a whiggishness with which few of us will be familiar, so much of what he has to say is broadly applicable that it rewards reading even seventy years later.5/5. Buy George III and The Historians 1st Edition 1st Printing by Butterfield, Herbert. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1).


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In this intellectual biography—the first comprehensive study of Butterfield—C.T. McIntire focuses on the creative processes that lay behind. Book by Herbert Butterfield, 15 Copy quote.

It [the scientific revolution] outshines everything since the rise of Christianity and reduces the Renaissance and Reformation to the rank of mere episodes, mere internal displacements, within the system of medieval Christendom It looms so large as the real origin of the modern world and.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sir Herbert Butterfield was Regius Professor of History and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.[2] As a British historian and philosopher of history, he is remembered chiefly for two books, a short volume early in his career entitled The Whig Interpretation of History () and his Origins of Modern Science ().

Over the course of his career, Butterfield turned increasingly to 4/5(2). 02 Herbert Butterfield () was an important British historian and religious thinker whose ideas, in particular his concept of a “Whig interpretation of history,” remain deeply influential.

In this intellectual biography—the first comprehensive study of Butterfield—C.T. McIntire focuses on the creative processes that lay behind Butterfield's intellectual g. A distillation of the thought and research to which Herbert Butterfield devoted the last twenty years of his life to, this book, originally published intraces how differently people understood the relevance of their past and its connection with their religion.

It examines ancient Egypt Pages: Sir Herbert Butterfield, historian, was born in Oxenhope, Yorkshire, on 7 October His father, Albert Butterfield, was forced to leave school at the age of ten because of his own father’s premature death and had been unable to fulfil his desire to train for the Methodist ministry.

Instead, he was employed as a clerk (later chief clerk) in a Keighley wool firm whose chairman gave both. Little did most of the accusers know that they were calling on the rhetorical power of Herbert Butterfield (). Butterfield's Whig Interpretation of History made his name as a historian.

Herbert Butterfield () was an important British historian and religious thinker whose ideas, in particular his concept of a “Whig interpretation of history,” remain deeply influential.

In this intellectual biography—the first comprehensive study of Butterfield—C.T. McIntire focuses on the creative processes that lay behind. Book Description: Herbert Butterfield () was an important British historian and religious thinker whose ideas, in particular his concept of a “Whig interpretation of history,” remain deeply influential.

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Its author, however, is less well known and often poorly understood. The problem is not the lack of biographical material; Herbert Butterfield is the : Donald Wright.