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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Nadezhdin, then a liberal young professor of European literature at the university,
who edited an avant- garde periodical, was impressed by Belinsky's obvious
seriousness and passion for literature, thought that he detected a spark of ...
[The poet] is an impressionable, irritable organism, always active, which at the
lightest touch gives off electric sparks, suffers more painfully, savours pleasures
more fiercely than others, loves more violently, hates with more passion .
... insulted human reason; yet, in the end, he is incurably wounded by a love, by a
human passion that he suppresses and denies within himself, a crisis by which
he is humiliated and humanised. In the end, he is crushed by heartless nature, ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - elvisettey - LibraryThing
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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