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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It is a commonplace that he owed a great deal to Rousseau, and probably
derived from him, as much as from Diderot and the French Enlightenment, his
analytic, anti-historical ways of approaching social problems, in particular the
tendency to ...
In his celebrated interview in 1901 with Paul Boyer,1 Tolstoy coupled Stendhal
and Rousseau as the two writers to whom he owed most, and added that all he
had learnt about war he had learnt from Stendhal's description of the battle of ...
Thus they accepted, in broad outline, the educational and moral lessons, but not
the state worship, of Rousseau. Some of them-indeed perhaps the majority-
shared Rousseau's belief in the goodness of simple men, his conviction that 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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