Penguin UK, 07.03.2013 - 432 Seiten
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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Isaiah Berlin Aileen Kelly, Henry Hardy. ISAIAH BERLIN July 1977.
Berlin's The Roots of Romanticism.fn8 The main contrary consideration is that
Berlin himself was thoroughly in favour of footnotes, deploying them himself in
four of the essays included here; he would most probably have included them ...
The story, 'A Fire at Sea', was published with an introduction by Berlin as 'An
Episode in the Life of Ivan Turgenev' in the London Magazine in July 1957, and
reissued with the novella as First Love and A Fire at Sea (London, 1982: Hogarth
As Berlin shows in his essay 'Russia and 1848', the failure of the European
revolutions in 1848 accelerated this process by increasing the intelligentsia's
distrust of Western liberal and radical ideologues and their social nostrums. The
In two essays on Herzen, and in introductions to his greatest works, From the
Other Shore and My Past and Thoughts,fn10 Berlin established him firmly as one
of Russia's 'three moral preachers of genius',fn11 the author of profound
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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
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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