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 can be discovered, according to some, through scientific inquiry, according
to others, through religious revelation, or through metaphysical speculation.
When discovered, it will provide men with a final solution to the question of how
to live ...
This, of course, was the spirit of empirical inquiry which animated the great anti-
theological and anti-metaphysical thinkers of the eighteenth century, and
Tolstoy's realism and inability to be taken in by shadows made him their natural
Unless a minimum area is guaranteed to all men within which they can act as
they wish, the only principles and values left will be those guaranteed by
theological or metaphysical or scientific systems claiming to know the final truth
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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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