'People Are My Landscape'

Philosopher, Political Theorist, Historian of Ideas, Russianist, and more...

It is difficult to categorize Isaiah Berlin’s many works since they straddled conventional subject boundaries, a function of his unconventional approach. It is impossible, for example, to separate the philosopher and political theorist from the historian of ideas. Nevertheless, one can helpfully identify four principal subject areas - philosophy, political theory, history of ideas, and Russian literature and thought...