The crooked timber of humanity: chapters in the history of ideas

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Knopf, 27.03.1991 - 277 Seiten
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Essays explore ideas that transform societies, including social and political questions such as nationalism, European unity, fascism, relativism, and cultural history

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THE CROOKED TIMBER OF HUMANITY

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A fifth volume of collected essays by Oxford philosopher and historian Berlin (Personal Impressions, 1980; Concepts and Categories, 1979) that demonstrates once again why he is probably the best ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Berlin ferrets out the roots of the prejudice, intolerance, fanaticism and lust for domination that blight the modern world. He is leery of disruptive nationalisms that presume a nation's unique ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

The Pursuit of the Ideal
1
The Decline of Utopian Ideas in the West
20
Giambattista Vico and Cultural History
49
Urheberrecht

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