The Proper Study Of Mankind

The Proper Study Of Mankind

An Anthology Of Essays

Book - 2000
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Isaiah Berlin was one of the leading thinkers of our time and one of its finest writers. The Proper Study of Mankind brings together his most celebrated writing: here the reader will find Berlin's famous essay on Tolstoy, "The Hedgehog and the Fox"; his penetrating portraits of contemporaries from Pasternak and Akhmatova to Churchill and Roosevelt; his essays on liberty and his exposition of pluralism; his defense of philosophy and history against assimilation to scientific method; and his brilliant studies of such intellectual originals as Machiavelli, Vico, and Herder.

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000, c1997
Edition: 1st Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperback ed
ISBN: 9780374527174
0374527172
Characteristics: xxxvi, 667 pages ;,21 cm
Additional Contributors: Hausheer, Roger
Hardy, Henry

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