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Isaiah Berlin

October 18th, 2010  |  by  |  published in English texts, FILOSOFIE | Comments Off on Isaiah Berlin

Isaiah Berlin

I have been reading Isaiah Berlin lately. Last year I read Michael Ignatieff’s splendid biography Isaiah Berlin, A Life. Earlier this year I read the first part of Berlin’s letters: Flourishing. At the moment I am reading the second volume of his letters, Enlightening. Reading his biography and his letters, one can only get more […]

Isaiah Berlin, Flourishing

August 5th, 2010  |  by  |  published in biografie, English texts, FILOSOFIE | Comments Off on Isaiah Berlin, Flourishing

I just read Flourishing, the first part of Isaiah Berlin’s letters. The first impression that springs to mind is the banter, the spirit, the cascade of words. An example of his unique style can be found in a letter to Elizabeth Bowen, 2 January [1934] Dear Elizabeth Thank you very much indeed for your letter: […]

Isaiah Berlin, Flourishing, Letters 1928-1946

June 15th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Isaiah Berlin, Flourishing, Letters 1928-1946

Isaiah Berlin, Flourishing, Letters 1928-1946

Flourishing Letters 1928-1946 Isaiah Berlin taal: Engels gepubliceerd door: Chatto & Windus eerste editie: 2004 bindwijze: gebonden isbn: 0-7011-7420-x pagina’s: 755 verworven via: Amazon

Isaiah Berlin, Enlightening, Letters 1946-1960

June 9th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Isaiah Berlin, Enlightening, Letters 1946-1960

Isaiah Berlin, Enlightening, Letters 1946-1960

Enlightening Letters 1946-1960 Isaiah Berlin Edited by Henry Hardy and Jennifer Holmes taal: Engels gepubliceerd door: Chatto & Windus eerste editie: 2009 bindwijze: gebonden isbn: 978-0-701-17889-5 pagina’s: 845 verworven via: Van Someren en Ten Bosch, Zutphen → Isaiah Berlin

Michael Ignatieff, Isaiah Berlin. A Life

June 9th, 2009  |  by  |  published in biografie, English texts, FILOSOFIE | Comments Off on Michael Ignatieff, Isaiah Berlin. A Life

For some reason Isaiah Berlin has always attracted me. I have a small collection of his works. This biography confirms my liking for this special person. I stumbled upon this book by accident. Now and then I have a look at Yann Martel’s What is Stephen Harper Reading? to see which books he lately sent […]

Isaiah Berlin, Russian Thinkers

January 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Isaiah Berlin, Russian Thinkers

Russian Thinkers Isaiah Berlin taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: The Hogarth Presseerste editie: gedrukt: 1978verworven: 2009bindwijze: gebondenisbn: 0701204389verworven via: boekenmarkt Gent More Isaiah Berlin.

Michael Ignatieff, Isaiah Berlin

January 1st, 2009  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Michael Ignatieff, Isaiah Berlin

Isaiah BerlinA Life Michael Ignatieff taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Chatto & Winduseerste editie: gedrukt: 1998verworven: 2009bindwijze: gebondenisbn: 9780701163259verworven via: Abebooks More Isaiah Berlin.

Isaiah Berlin, Personal Impressions

January 1st, 2004  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Isaiah Berlin, Personal Impressions

Isaiah Berlin, Personal Impressions

This enthusiastically received collection contains Isaiah Berlin’s appreciations of seventeen people of unusual distinction in the intellectual or political world, sometimes in both. The names of many of them are familiar: Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Chaim Weizmann, Albert Einstein, L. B. Namier, J. L. Austin. With the exception of Roosevelt he met them all, and he knew many of them weIl.
For this new edition four new portraits have been added, including recollections of Virginia Woolf and Edmund Wilson. The longest piece, described by Alan Ryan in the Sunday Times as “simply stunning”, is a vivid and moving account of Berlin’s meetings in Russia with Boris Pasternak and Anna Akhmatova in 1945 and 1956. The volume ends with an epilogue added after Berlin’s death: his telling account of the three strands in his personality, Russian, English and Jewish.

Isaiah Berlin, Freedom and its Betrayal

January 1st, 2002  |  by  |  published in Boeken Janantoon | Comments Off on Isaiah Berlin, Freedom and its Betrayal

Isaiah Berlin, Freedom and its Betrayal

Freedom and its BetrayalSix Enemies of Human Liberty Isaiah Berlin taal: Engelsgepubliceerd door: Chatto & Winduseerste editie: gedrukt: 2002verworven: 2002bindwijze: gebondenisbn: 0701172975verworven via: Amazon



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