Delanie Tarvin

Delanie Tarvin: An Analysis of “The Debate About Hiroshima”

In “The Debate About Hiroshima,” Rudolph A. Winnacker compares different views on the use of the atomic bomb on Japan. He offers a brief outline on his interpretation of the argument between those in support of the bombs use and those against it. In regards to the opposition, Winnacker explains that they thought use of …

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Delanie Tarvin: A Look at “What are Historical Facts? Part 3”

(Note: this article was split between three students. This blog covers the last third of the article or pages 336-340.) In “What are Historical Facts?” Carl L. Becker argues that complete historical objectivity is impossible, claiming that “the world of history is an intangible world, re-created imaginatively, and present in our minds.”[1] Specifically looking at …

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