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Isaiah Berlin : the journey of a Jewish liberal

Author: Arie Dubnov
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Palgrave studies in cultural and intellectual history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This study offers a fresh reappraisal of the philosopher, political thinker, and historian of ideas Sir Isaiah Berlin (1909-1997) from childhood to the height of his intellectual career. It provides the first historically contextualized study of Berlin's formative years and identifies different stages in his intellectual development, allowing a reappraisal of his theory of liberalism. Applying a 'double perspective'
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biografías
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dubnov, Arie.
Isaiah Berlin.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2011047896
(OCoLC)714725093
Named Person: Isaiah Berlin; Isaiah Berlin; Isaiah Berlin; Isaiah Berlin; Isaiah Berlin
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arie Dubnov
ISBN: 9781137015723 1137015721 0230110703 9780230110700
OCLC Number: 795507474
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 316 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Explaining the Liberal Predicament --
PART I: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING WITTY --
A Young Boy from Riga --
Becoming a Russian-Jew --
The Realist Appeal --
PART II: THE PINK LIBERAL --
Mr. Jericho's Piercing Eyes --
'I Never Don't Moralize' --
Karl Marx --
PART III: THE ANTI-COSMOPOLITAN PLURALIST --
Collisions --
On Moses and Joshua --
Shifting Horizons --
'This mighty conflict between the fantasy of Home and the fantasy of Away'.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in cultural and intellectual history.
Responsibility: Arie M. Dubnov.
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'Dubnov's book deserves to be read...Helps us to recall the extraordinary relevance of a great thinker of liberal pluralism.' - Il Sole 24 Ore

 
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