Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
American Philosophical Society
Isaiah Berlin's Counter-Enlightenment (Transaction 93-5)
Joseph Mali, & Robert Wolker
Transaction 93 No. 5
As the essays in this collection make plain, Isaiah Berlin invented neither the term "Counter-Enlightenment" nor the concept. However, more than any other figure since the eighteenth century, Berlin appropriated the term, made it the heart of his own political thought, and imbued his interpretations of particular thinkers with its meanings and significance. His diverse treatment of writers at the margins of the Enlightenment, who themselves reflected upon what they took to be its central currents, were at once historical and philosophical. Berlin sought to show that our patterns of culture, manufactured by ourselves, must be explained differently from the ways in which we seek to fathom laws of nature. Many of the essays in this volume were prepared for the International Seminar in memory of Sir Isaiah Berlin, held at the School of History in Tel Aviv University during the academic year 1999-2000.
Vergilius Redivivus: Studies in Joseph Addison's Latin Poetry (Transaction 95-2)
Beyond Combat: Essays in Military History in Honor of Russell F. Weigley (Transaction 97-4)
Darwin's Disciple: George John Romanes, A Life in Letters
Ordinary Mysteries: Common Journal of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne: 1842-1843 (Memoir 256)
Passion of George Sarton: A Modern Marriage and its Discipline (Memoir 260)
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.