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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Liberty will reign in 'a new heaven and a new earth, a new enchanting world in
which all the dissonances will flow into one harfhoi1iuus w hole- the demo-
crat1c and universal church of human freedom?1 Qnce launched upon the
The assumption that all virtues are compatible, nay, mutually entailed by one
another, that the liberty of one man can never clash with that of another if both are
rational (for then they cannot desire conflicting ends), that unlimited liberty is not ...
To give the child complete liberty is to ruin it. To give Russia in her present state a
constitution is to ruin her. To our people liberty . . . simply means licence. The
liberated Russian nation would not go to a parliament, but run to the taverns to ...
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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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