Isaiah Berlin: A Life
Isaiah Berlin refused to write an autobiography, but he agreed to talk about himself - and so for 10 years, before's Berlin's death in November 1997, he allowed Michael Ignatieff to interview him about his past, his ideas, his most intimate memories, and his inner conflicts.
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persuaded the college ' s Warden , H . A . L . Fisher , that New College needed
another philosophy tutor . With artful mendacity he contrived to imply that Berlin
had received three offers from other colleges . No college had , in fact , made any
42 In the summer of 1968 the college moved up the Banbury Road , from No . 15
to No . 60 and in the autumn accepted its first twenty - five graduate students .
The college now had a dining hall , common room , committee rooms and an ...
16 Report of Iffley College , 1965 - 6 ( Oxford , 1966 ) ; see also John Dancy ,
Walter Oakeshott : A Diversity of Gifts ( London , 1995 ) , 258 – 9 . 17 Wolfson
College : The Early Years , The New Buildings ' , 1 . 18 IB to Joe Alsop , 13 . 3 .
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ISAIAH BERLIN: A LifeUser Review - Kirkus
A polished life of the century's preeminent liberal (in the classic sense) philosopher. Just as Berlin's critics complained he never wrote a single-volume magnum opus but only essays, Berlin's friends ... Read full review
Isaiah Berlin: a lifeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Ignatieff (The Warrior's Honor, LJ 1/98) met and conferred with Berlin periodically over a ten-year period until Berlin's death at the age of 88 in 1997. He also spent hours talking to Berlin's wife ... Read full review