Against The Current

Author: Isaiah Berlin
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1446496198
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Berlin's main theme in these essays is the importance in the history of ideas of dissenters whose thinking still challenges conventional wisdom - among them Machiavelli, Vico, Montesquieu, Herzen and Sorel. With his unusual powers of imaginative re-creation, he brings to life original minds that swam against the current of their times, and in the process offers a powerful defence of variety in our visions of life. Roger Hausheer's introduction surveys Berlin's whole oeuvre, and the full bibliography of his pubication has been updated for this Pimlico edition.
Studies on the Language and Literature of the Bible
Language: en
Pages: 782
Authors: Emerton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-14 - Publisher: BRILL

The essays reprinted in this volume capture the main contributions to international Hebrew and biblical scholarship by one of the leading scholars of his time. Their profound learning and rigorous argument offer an example of scholarly writing at its best.
The Hammonds
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Stewart Angas Weaver
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

Here for the first time is the story of one of history's great scholarly and marital collaborations. J. L. and Barbara Hammond were among the most innovative and influential historians of the twentieth century. Between 1911 and 1934, they wrote eight books together that amount, in effect, to the first
New Essays on Human Understanding Abridged Edition
Language: en
Pages: 1
Authors: G. W. Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm Freiherr von Leibniz
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982-10-07 - Publisher: CUP Archive

An extremely suitable focus for the study of Leibniz's thought and of the traditions of rationalism and empiricism in relation to one another.
The Dead Sea Scrolls in Scholarly Perspective: A History of Research
Language: en
Pages: 708
Authors: Devorah Dimant
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-20 - Publisher: BRILL

This book contains an exhaustive survey of past and present Qumran research, outlining its particular development in various circumstances and national contexts. For the first time, perspectives and information not recorded in any other publication are highlighted.
Late Medieval Castles
Language: en
Pages: 425
Authors: Robert Liddiard
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

A collection of the most significant articles in castle studies, with contributions from scholars in history, archaeology, historic buildings and landscape archaeology.