Against the Current: Essays in the History of Ideas

Against the Current: Essays in the History of Ideas

Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy


Berlin's major subject in those essays is the significance within the background of rules of dissenters whose considering nonetheless demanding situations traditional knowledge - between them Machiavelli, Vico, Montesquieu, Herzen and Sorel. together with his strange powers of resourceful new edition, he brings to lifestyles unique minds that swam opposed to the present in their occasions, and within the approach bargains a robust defence of style in our visions of lifestyles. Roger Hausheer's advent surveys Berlin's entire oeuvre, and the complete bibliography of his pubication has been up to date for this Pimlico version.

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