Russian Thinkers, Band 7
Viking Press, 1978 - 312 Seiten
The theme that links these essays--written over thirty years--is the phenomenon of the Russian intelligentsia, which Isaiah Berlin describes as 'the largest single Russian contribution to social change in the world'.
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BELINSKY. In 1856 Ivan Aksakov, one of two famous Slavophil brothers, who
had no sympathy for political radicalism, wrote an account of one of his tours of
the provincial centres of European Russia. The tour was conceived by him as a
The head of the gendarmerie later expressed fierce regret that Belinsky had died,
adding: 'We would have rotted him in a fortress.' He was thirty-seven or thirty-
eight at the time of his death, and at the height of his powers. For all the external ...
Of course Pushkin had been recognised as a writer of genius before Belinsky
had begun writing, but it was Belinsky's eleven famous essays that established
his importance, not merely as a poet of magnificent genius, but as being, in the
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In these ten essays Isiah Berlin explains the political thought and philosophy of several prominent thinkers of 19th Century Russia, while illuminating the historical context necessary for their ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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It should be noted first that Isaiah Berlin knew his material backwards and forwards; the book bears the mark of exhaustive study. Russian Thinkers is a collection of essays on Russian luminaries ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Russia and 1848
The Hedgehog and the Fox
Herzen and Bakunin on Individual Liberty
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