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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This committee summoned the editors of Sovremennik and of Otechestvennye
zapiski and reproved them strongly for general unsoundness. The latter changed
its tone, and its editor-publisher Kraevsky produced in 1849 a bien pensant
... by Mikhail L. Mikhailov when he used it to render 'die verdammten Fragen' in
his translation of Heine's poem 'Zum Lazarus' (1853/4): see 'Stikhotvoreniya
Geine', Sovremennik 1858 No 3, 125; and Heinrich Heines Sdmtliche Werke, ed.
... marquis de, 158 Constant, Benjamin (i.e. Henri Benjamin Constant de
Rebecque), 99 Contemporary (Sovremennik; journal), 8, 13, 261, 312, 314,
318,322 'Conversations with Akhmatova and Pasternak' (IB), xvi Cooper, James
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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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