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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Prince Petr Volkonsky at about this time told V. I. Panaev that the Tsar seemed
bent on declaring a preventive war in Europe and was stopped only by lack of
money. As it was, large reinforcements were sent to guard the 'western provinces'
But the principal effect which the failure of 1848 had had on the stronger natures
among the younger Russian radicals was to convince them firmly that no real
accommodation with the Tsar's government was possible - with the result that ...
Alexander II ( 18 i 8-81), son of Tsar Nicholas I, Tsar of Russia 1855-81. His reign
comprised a reformist period (1855-66) and a reactionary period (1866-81).
During the former, some of the restrictive measures of Nicholas I were relaxed, ...
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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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