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Historian and scientist : an essay on the nature of history and the social sciences.


Freeport, N.Y. : Books for Libraries Press, [1969] .
ISBN 0836910494, , 9780836910490

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Subjects Historiography.
Social sciences.
Series Essay index reprint series.
Description viii, 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1969]
©1939
Notes Based on 4 lectures delivered in Dec. 1938 at the University of Chicago.
Contents A definition of terms -- Intellectual hybrids -- An issue which cannot be evaded -- The sources of historical knowledge -- Historical skepticism -- Selection and imagination -- Bias and hypothesis -- Unique and recurring facts -- Complexity, measurement, and experiment -- Prevision -- Exact and inexact sciences -- From humility to tolerance.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)17420
(OCoLC)ocm00017420
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WorldCat Identities Salvemini, Gaetano, 1873-1957.
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