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Herbert Butterfield

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        StatementUniv Pr of Amer
        PublishersUniv Pr of Amer
        LC ClassificationsDecember 1979
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 56 p. :
        Number of Pages86
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        ISBN 100819108758

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Carroll, Thomistic Institute, University of Notre Dame Alun Munslow argues that the centrality of narrative to history undermines empirical views of the subject Alun Munslow, March 2002, History Today Find Articles ISI Christian History, Fall 2001 Book-related and General Links: THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY: Old Hickory, Libertarian Alliance.

Bentley, Michael The Life and Thought of Herbert Butterfield: History, Science and God, Cambridge University Press, 2012. " In 1806 the Habsburg Emperor, who held the "Holy Roman" Imperial title and exercised Herbert Butterfield dynastic authority over many lands stretching from Poland to the Mediterranean, was hard-pressed by the activities of Napoleon Bonaparte, and accepted the termination of the Holy Roman Empire due to sweeping reforms instituted by Napoleon in western parts of Germanic Europeand adopted the title of Emperor of Austria.

Carr, What is History London, 1961p. Butterfield shared with his colleagues the conviction that diplomacy and diplomatic systems lie at the heart of what happens, might happen and ought to happen in international relations. Only religion—and particularly Christianity — allows historians to acquire the elasticity of mind necessary for technical history.

Indeed, his own theoretical work on diplomacy is often regarded as a blind alley exhibiting nostalgia for the 'Old diplomacy' of eighteenth-century Europe or a final attraction towards the more scientistic elements of political realism.

Louis Napoleon, who was a nephew of Napoleon Bonapartewas elected as President in France offering social stability at home but ultimately followed policies which resulted in Herbert Butterfield changes to the wider European structure of states and their sovereignty. As mentioned above, the post-war period was a productive period for Butterfield.

Los Angeles, California, USA Nationality American Occupation Actor Actor Herbert Butterfield October 28, 1895 — May 2, 1957 was best known for his work in American. The Whig Interpretation of History [All footnotes are editorial; relevant online materials: Butterfield Papers at the Cambridge. Therefore, Butterfield believes that historians should try to understand history simply by facts and not included their own preconceptions.

For Butterfield, this would have been a theory applied to states; but, employing one of Butterfield's own techniques for interrogating dead historians, it is argued that this holds up as a theory of how to conduct relations between groups that regard themselves as distinctive, hold their separation from one another to be a good and, hence, value Herbert Butterfield independence.

The claim of modern secular creeds, which try to understand and control the historical process, is for Butterfield a sin in itself. Liberty in the Modern World, 1951. In this work Macaulay identified, to his own satisfaction, a thread of what he regarded as progressive change.

," becoming "more whig in proportion as it becomes more abridged. It is at this point that we tend to fall into what I have nicknamed the whig fallacy.

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Perhaps Bentley felt that after nearly 400 pages such a tail-end was unnecessary. While not a conventionally systematic thinker, Butterfield was a prolific and erudite writer with a penetrating intelligence and a shrewd grasp of many of the central intellectual and moral issues of his day.

We can do worse than remember a principle which both gives us a firm Rock and leaves us the maximum elasticity for our minds: the principle: Herbert Butterfield to Christ, and for the rest be totally uncommitted. The characters in their stories need not wear white or black hats, and will feel more richly human for being understood on their own terms.