Penguin Books, 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."
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Speshnev was quite definitely a communist , influenced not merely by Dézamy
but perhaps also by the early works of Marx – for example , the anti - Proudhonist
Misère de la philosophie . Balasoglo states in his evidence that one of the things
Perhaps Rousseau influenced him also in setting so high a value upon family life
, and in his doctrine of the superiority of the heart over the head , of moral over
intellectual or aesthetic virtues . This has been noted before , and it is true and ...
the great unalterable movement created by the links between the dead and the
living and the yet unborn and the land on which they live ; and it is this , perhaps ,
or something akin to it , that , in their respective fashions , Burke and Taine , and ...
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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
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Russia and 1848
The Hedgehog and the
Herzen and Bakunin on Individual Liberty
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