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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This consistency, with the tensions engendered by its compound of faith and
scepticism, and the insights to which it led, is the central theme of Berlin's essays
on Russian thinkers. In a number of vivid portraits of individual thinkers, he shows
Maistre regards them as being not merely grotesque casualties of the historical
process -hideous cautions created by Providence to scare mankind into return to
the ancient Roman faith -but as beings dangerous to society, a pestilential sect of
All these differences occurred within the framework of a common revolutionary
outlook, for, whatever their disagreements, all populists were united by an
unshakcablc faith in the revolution. This faith derived from many sources. It
sprang from ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing
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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