Edward Hallet "Ted" Carr

Edward Hallet "Ted"
Carr
1892
1982

Liberal Realist and later Left-wing British Historian, Journalist and International Relations Theorist, an opponent of Empiricism within Historiography

Author Quotes

Study the historian before you begin to study the facts.

Change is certain, progress is not.

The most effective way to influence opinion is by the selection and arrangement of the appropriate facts.

The great man [is] an outstanding individual who is at once a product and an agent of the historical process, at once the representative and the creator of social forces which change the shape of the world and the thoughts of men.

Progress in history is achieved through the interdependence and interaction of facts and values. The objective historian is the historian who penetrates most deeply into this reciprocal process.

Author Picture
First Name
Edward Hallet "Ted"
Last Name
Carr
Birth Date
1892
Death Date
1982
Bio

Liberal Realist and later Left-wing British Historian, Journalist and International Relations Theorist, an opponent of Empiricism within Historiography