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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Wolfson said that there was to be one condition : Iffley would have to be called
Wolfson College . 24 Berlin immediately agreed , and he remembered saying , ' If
you want your name immortalised , a college will do it better than a hospital .
16 Report of Iffley College , 1965 ( 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 . 66 .
... Wolfson ( Iffley ) College , 259 – 62 ; and funding of Wolfson College , 264 - 5 ;
accepts presidency of Wolfson College , 266 ... Wolfson College , 270 – 1 ; retires
from Wolfson College , 273 - 4 ; presidency of British Academy , 274 - 5 ; public ...
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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