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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Despite the continued existence of a common enemy - the imperial police State -
the old solidarity was fatally broken. Chernyshevsky's meeting with Herzen in
London was a stiff, awkward and almost formal affair. The gulf between what ...
The Slavophil doctrine derived principally from German Idealism, in particular
from Schelling's view (despite much lip-service to Hegel and his interpreters) that
true knowledge could not be obtained by the use of reason, but only by a kind of
Doubtless, despite all his appeals to concreteness, and his denunciation of
abstract principles, Herzen was himself, at times, Utopian enough. He feared
mobs, he disliked bureaucracy and organisation, and yet he believed in the
possibility of ...
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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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