Isaiah Berlin: The Journey of a Jewish Liberal by A. DubnovIsaiah Berlin: The Journey of a Jewish Liberal by A. Dubnov

Isaiah Berlin: The Journey of a Jewish Liberal

byA. Dubnov

Hardcover | April 3, 2012

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This study offers an intellectual biography of the philosopher, political thinker, and historian of ideas Sir Isaiah Berlin. It aims to provide the first historically contextualized monographic study of Berlin's formative years and identify different stages in his intellectual development, allowing a reappraisal of his theory of liberalism.
ARIE DUBNOV Lecturer in the History Department at Stanford, USA.
Title:Isaiah Berlin: The Journey of a Jewish LiberalFormat:HardcoverDimensions:318 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:April 3, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230110703

ISBN - 13:9780230110700


Table of 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'

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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