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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It now became a crucial factor to be weighed , investigated and reported on ,
before decisions could be made , and Isaiah had become its chief British
purveyor . No wonder his stock rose out of all proportion to his relatively junior
rank as a ...
He then turned to Attlee and said , ' The Labour Party , at any rate , is committed
to Zionism , isn ' t it ? whereat Attlee is reported to have nodded and added that
his people would be even more enthusiastically against the White Paper if the ...
By late May 1943 , in a melancholy conversation with Isaiah which he reported to
the Foreign Office , Weizmann had drastically revised his estimates downwards :
if the Jews absorbed behind the Iron Curtain were subtracted from the total ...
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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