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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Mary Fisher , who was also in Paris , and who was Tips ' closest friend , was
slightly alarmed by her exalted state , and by her “ extremely improbable and
Machiavellian idea of Isaiah . ? ! So was Madame Parodi , the woman with whom
None of those who were closest to her – neither Tips ' sister , nor Mary Fisher -
ever held Isaiah responsible for what happened . 26 But a burden of
responsibility remained , and he accepted it . Certainly the story and its
denouement had ...
21 Mary Fisher to B . J . Lynd , 10 . 11 . 35 . 22 IB to John Hilton , 13 . 10 . 35 . 23
IB to Bowen , undated 10 . 35 . 24 Bowen to IB , 27 . 9 . 35 . 25 MI / IV IB , 4 . 1 . 89
, 3 . 26 MI IV Edward Mortimer , 13 . 6 . 95 ; Edward Mortimer to Henry Hardy ...
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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