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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And what are they searching for, and what is the centre and climax of the spiritual
crisis resolved by the experience that transforms their lives? Not the chastening
realisation of how little of the totality of facts and laws known to Laplace's ...
This may be found agreeable ... by musical persons, but is not quite so
satisfactory from the point of view of those whose fate it is to express in their lives
the element of disharmony. And in the same year he tries to explain the
The triumphs of the calm moral arithmetic of cost-effectiveness which liberates
decent men from qualms, because they no longer think of the entities to which
they apply their scientific computations as actual human beings who live the lives
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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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