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Professor Passmore on The Objectivity of History


In a recent broadcast talk it was said that philosophers commonly base arguments and theories on garbled versions of science. Professor Pass more's article in the April number of Philosophy seems to go some way to justifying this complaint. The article discusses the objectivity of history by a series of comparisons with science under various heads representing criteria of objectivity.

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1 “The True Condition,” Anthony Barnett. Third Programme, April 11, 1958.

2 “On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies,” Einstein A.. Trans, from “Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Körper,” Annalen der Physik, 17, 1905, by Perrett and Jeffery. London. 1923.

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