The theme that links these essays--written over thirty years--is the phenomenon of the Russian intelligentsia, which Isaiah Berlin describes as 'the largest single Russian contribution to social change in the world'.
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This figure was the famous Joseph de Maistre; and the full story of his influence
on Tolstoy, although it has been noted by students of Tolstoy, and by at least one
critic of Maistre,1 still largely remains to be written. On I November 1865, in the ...
There is, moreover, a note in one of Tolstoy's early rough drafts, 'at Anna
Pavlovna's Maistre-Vicomte', which refers to the raconteur who tells the beautiful
Helene and an admiring circle of listeners the idiotic anecdote about the meeting
This close parallelism between Maistre's and Tolstoy's views about the chaos
and uncontrollability of battles and wars, with its larger implications for human life
generally, together with the contempt of both for the naive explanations provided
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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
Herzen and Bakunin on Individual Liberty
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