Penguin Books, 01.01.2008 - 412 Seiten
Required reading for fans of Tom Stoppard s The Coast of Utopia the landmark investigation into Russian history and thought
Few, if any, English-language critics have written as perceptively as Isaiah Berlin about Russian thought and culture. Russian Thinkers is his unique meditation on the impact that Russia s outstanding writers and philosophers had on its culture. In addition to Tolstoy s philosophy of history, which he addresses in his most famous essay, The Hedgehog and the Fox, Berlin considers the social and political circumstances that produced such men as Herzen, Bakunin, Turgenev, Belinsky, and others of the Russian intelligentsia, who made up, as Berlin describes, the largest single Russian contribution to social change in the world.
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Richard Wollheim, with an introduction by Isaiah Berlin (London, 1956) FC
Fathers and Children (followed by the chapter number, and the page in vol. 8 of S
: thus FC 7, 226 = Fathers and Children, chapter 7, S viii 226) H A. I. Gertsen [
1 At least one of his liberal friends who had read the manuscript of Fathers and
Children told him to burn it, since it would compromise him for ever with the
progressives. Hostile caricatures appeared in the left-wing press, in which
He knew that he was accused of lack of depth or seriousness or courage. The
reception of Fathers and Children continued to prey upon him. 'Seventeen years
have passed since the appearance of Fathers and Children,' he wrote in 1880, '
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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
RUSSIAN THINKERSNutzerbericht - Kirkus
What should be done? To the question that hung over 19th-century Russia and dogs the world today, Isaiah Berlin would answer, stand firmly uncertain. Russian-born and Oxford-bred, Berlin has almost ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
Russia and 1848
The Hedgehog and the Fox 2 4
Herzen and Bakunin on Individual Liberty
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