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 lay 'beneath' (as Schelling, Plato, Hegel taught) and was revealed only to those
who cared for the truth alone, and was therefore not for the neutral, the detached,
the cautious, but for the morally committed, for those who were prepared to ...
You must always bear witness to the truth, which is one and indivisible, in every
act and in every word. There are no purely aesthetic truths or aesthetic canons.
Truth, beauty, morality, are attributes of life and cannot be abstracted from it, and
Talent is vision, vision reveals the truth, r ~ l$c * •'truth is eternal and objective. To
see the truth about nature or about J\s<f^ conduct, to see 't directly and vividly as
only a man of genius (or a o"i simple human being or a child) can see it, and ...
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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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