The Proper Study of Mankind: An Anthology of Essays

The Proper Study of Mankind: An Anthology of Essays

Henry Hardy


Isaiah Berlin used to be one of many prime thinkers of our time and one among its best writers. The right learn of Mankind brings jointly his such a lot celebrated writing: the following the reader will locate Berlin's well-known essay on Tolstoy, "The Hedgehog and the Fox"; his penetrating images of contemporaries from Pasternak and Akhmatova to Churchill and Roosevelt; his essays on liberty and his exposition of pluralism; his safeguard of philosophy and heritage opposed to assimilation to clinical process; and his magnificent reports of such highbrow originals as Machiavelli, Vico, and Herder.

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