Required reading for fans of Tom Stoppard’s The Coast of Utopia—the landmark investigation into Russian history and thought
Few, if any, English-language critics have written as perceptively as Isaiah Berlin about Russian thought and culture. Russian Thinkers is his unique meditation on the impact that Russia’s outstanding writers and philosophers had on its culture. In addition to Tolstoy’s philosophy of history, which he addresses in his most famous essay, “The Hedgehog and the Fox,” Berlin considers the social and political circumstances that produced such men as Herzen, Bakunin, Turgenev, Belinsky, and others of the Russian intelligentsia, who made up, as Berlin describes, “the largest single Russian contribution to social change in the world.”
36 Seiten stimmen mit dem Suchbegriff "Fathers and Children" in diesem Buch überein.
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Review: Russian ThinkersNutzerbericht - Geoffrey Rose - Goodreads
It's a great book in terms of understanding a.) 19th century Russian thought and intellectual culture and b.) Berlin's own views. Strangely, I found "The Hedgehog and the Fox" (an essay I've read ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: Russian ThinkersNutzerbericht - Iris - Goodreads
"These essays, by possible the most brilliant and engaging intellect of our time, illuminate dazzlingly both the Russian mind and the role of ideas in history." -Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. Vollständige Rezension lesen
Russia and 1848
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Herzen and Bakunin on Individual Liberty
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