- Hardcover: 213 pages
- Publisher: Scribner (May 1 1992)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0684193949
- ISBN-13: 978-0684193946
- Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 1.9 x 24.8 cm
- Shipping Weight: 499 g
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Conversations With Isaiah Berlin Hardcover – May 1 1992
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From Library Journal
What began as an interview of the noted British philosopher and historian of ideas, conducted by the Iranian philosopher Jahanbegloo for the journal Esprit , grew into a series of five conversations, comprising a sort of intellectual memoir. They range over Berlin's writings on historicism, pluralism, and liberty as well as the ideas of thinkers such as Vico, Herder, and Herzen. Berlin also speaks of his many friends and acquaintances among the important thinkers and artists of the 20th century. Both urbane and opinionated, these conversations provide an able introduction to Berlin's thought that ultimately sends us back to his many books and essays. A fitting history of the ideas of the great historian of ideas.
- T.L. Cooksey, Armstrong State Coll., Savannah, Ga.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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