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Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book contains obituaries of eleven recently deceased Fellows of the British Academy: Isaiah Berlin, Christopher Hill, Rodney Hilton, Keith Hopkins, Peter Laslett, Geoffrey Marshall, John ... More


Reason and Identity: Isaiah Berlin Lecture

BHIKHU PAREKH

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264584
eISBN:
9780191734069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about reason and identity delivered by the author at the 2008 Isaiah Berlin Lecture held at the British Academy. It discusses the style and content of Sir ... More


A Third Concept of Liberty: ISAIAH BERLIN LECTURE

QUENTIN SKINNER

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262795
eISBN:
9780191753954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262795.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyses Sir Isaiah Berlin's theory of liberty, In particular, it focuses on Berlin's most celebrated contribution to the debate, his essay entitled ‘Two Concepts of Liberty’. Berlin ... More


Palace or Powerstation? Museums Today: ISAIAH BERLIN LECTURE

DUNCAN ROBINSON

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about art museums in England delivered by the author at the 2007 Isaiah Berlin Lecture held at the British Academy. It comments on the role of museums as ... More


The Search for Perfection: Atlantic Dimensions: Isaiah Berlin Lecture

Bernard Bailyn

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 151, 2006 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264249
eISBN:
9780191734045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264249.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses a ‘recipe for bloodshed’ in terms of the popular derivatives of Isaiah Berlin's doctrines, instead of the formal discourses he discussed. It presents a sketch of the fate of ... More


The Re-description of Enlightenment: Isaiah Berlin Lecture

J. G. A. Pocock

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the argument that the history of the Enlightenment should be pluralised. It shows that there were a number of Enlightenments occurring, and that not all of them were similar to ... More


Isaiah Berlin 1909–1997

Alan Ryan

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Isaiah Berlin (1909–1997), a Fellow of the British Academy, was an extraordinary obituarist and memorialist. In the 1930s, Berlin was part of a small group of young and iconoclastic philosophers that ... More


Introduction and Overview

Dorothy Overstreet Pratt

in Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815460
eISBN:
9781496815507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815460.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter gives a quick chronology of important events within the book and provides an overview of the argument – that the Mississippi Constitutional Convention created a pivot point which changed ... More


The Convention Adopts the Understanding Clause

Dorothy Overstreet Pratt

in Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815460
eISBN:
9781496815507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815460.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter covers the debates among the delegates and by the newspaper editors in the state over the Understanding Clause. Hardliner delegates fought hard against a literacy provision, because it ... More


Conclusion

Dorothy Overstreet Pratt

in Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815460
eISBN:
9781496815507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815460.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1890 the remaining former delegates to the constitutional convention met for their twentieth reunion in Jackson. They had two primary speakers: Mayre Dabney and Isaiah Montgomery. Dabney expressed ... More


Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows the defeat Isaiah Bowman experienced after the Second World War. It states that Bowman naturally assumed that important individuals would approach him after the war ended. However, ... More


Geographical Solicitude, Vital Anomaly

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the American Century, while focusing on geography and globalism. It stresses that the American Century is synonymous with globalization, and that the increasing geographical ... More


1898 and the Making of a Practical Man

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces Isaiah Bowman, a former leader of the militia who decided to pursue a career as a geographer. It first provides some information on Bowman's early life, including the time he ... More


A Mind and its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

Joshua L. Cherniss

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673261
eISBN:
9780191751714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673261.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book offers a detailed account of the genesis and development of Isaiah Berlin’s political thought, philosophical views, and historical understanding, locating his evolving intellectual ... More


‘Not a Very Political Thinker’? Berlin’s Intellectual Development, 1928–1939

Joshua L. Cherniss

in A Mind and its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673261
eISBN:
9780191751714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673261.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter traces the interests and influences that shaped Berlin’s intellectual life in the inter-war period. It locates Berlin in four distinct, and seemingly disparate, contexts: the revolt ... More


War and Peace

Joshua L. Cherniss

in A Mind and its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673261
eISBN:
9780191751714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673261.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter surveys the impact of Berlin’s wartime service as a British diplomat on his later political thinking. Berlin’s diplomatic service in America made him more sharply aware of the tension ... More


Anti-Communist Manifestos: Berlin and Cold War Politics

Joshua L. Cherniss

in A Mind and its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673261
eISBN:
9780191751714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673261.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter locates Berlin in the context of the political debates preoccupying the ‘non-Communist Left’—a loose, international network of liberal and social-democratic intellectuals and ... More


Against ‘Engineers of Human Souls’: Berlin’s Anti-Managerial Liberalism

Joshua L. Cherniss

in A Mind and its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673261
eISBN:
9780191751714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673261.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter reveals opposition to tendencies towards scientistic and/or technocratic paternalism—a complex of ideas and inclinations identified here as ‘managerialism’—to have been central to ... More


Between Realism and Utopianism: The Political Ethics of Moderation

Joshua L. Cherniss

in A Mind and its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673261
eISBN:
9780191751714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673261.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter argues that a concern with the ethics of political action was central to Berlin’s thought; and that his well-known and deep-rooted opposition to ‘utopianism’ and naïve idealism was but ... More


The Road to Liberty: Berlin’s Early Conceptualizations of Freedom

Joshua L. Cherniss

in A Mind and its Time: The Development of Isaiah Berlin's Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199673261
eISBN:
9780191751714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673261.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter traces Berlin’s early writings on liberty, from an essay he wrote while still a schoolboy, to his first full working out of an account of liberty in the notes for and text of his Mary ... More


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