Isaiah Berlin (1909-1997). Latvian-born British philosopher, one of the leading liberal thinkers of the 20th century. He was known both as a political philosopher and as a historian of ideas.
"Life can be seen through many windows, none of them necessarily clear or opaque, less or more distorting than any of the others."
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A Great Man in a Grim Time
A tribute to the philosopher by Arthur Schlesinger includes a biography, reproduction of Berlin's obituary in the New York Times, and texts of many of his works.
Isaiah Berlin and the History of Ideas
A biographical essay.
Isaiah Berlin Virtual Library.
Provides basic biographical outline and information on the Isaiah Berlin Papers, in addition to essays, links, pictures and bibliographies. Hosted by Wolfson College, Oxford.
Philosopher and Political Thinker Sir Isaiah Berlin Dies
BBC obituary from 1997. Includes an audio clip of the philosopher's definition of "liberal."
Sir Isaiah Berlin Papers
Information on this archive housed at the Bodleian Library, including selected image files and a profile of the thinker.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Isaiah Berlin
Life, thoughts and bibliography.
Wikipedia: Isaiah Berlin
Entry from this openly-edited encyclopedia.
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