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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Herzen. and. Bakunin. on. Individual. Liberty. 'Human life is a great social duty,' [
said Louis Blanc]: 'man must constantly sacrifice himself for society.' 'Why?' I
asked suddenly. 'How do you mean "Why?"- but surely the whole purpose and ...
This ideal of detachment, moderation, compromise, dispassionate objectivity
which Herzen at this early period of his life was preaching, was something deeply
incompatible with his temperament. And indeed, not long after, he bursts forth
Blanc, the French socialist (whom he respected greatly), which Herzen quotes,
and which shows the kind of levity with which Herzen sometimes expressed his
deepest convictions. The conversation is described as having taken place in ...
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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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