The Crooked Timber of Humanity

The Crooked Timber of Humanity

Chapters in the History of Ideas

Book - 1991 | 1st American ed
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"Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made".--Immanuel Kant. Philosopher Isaiah Berlin explores the complex, radical changes that have swept Western society as he proves to be "an activist of the intellect". "A beautifully patterned tapestry of philosophical thought. . . . A history of ideas that possesses all the drama of a novel, all the immediacy of headline news".--"The New York Times". Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1991, c1990
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780679401315
Branch Call Number: 190 B51cr
Characteristics: xi, 277 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Hardy, Henry


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