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Lectures on Liberty

Isaiah Berlin: Political Ideas in the Romantic Age


Chatto & Windus 292pp £25 order from our bookshop

Isaiah Berlin began his academic career as a philosopher, became an historian of ideas, and was elected to a professorship in social and political theory at Oxford. But none of these labels quite succeeds in categorising him, because the particular character of his interests and methods escapes easy definition. 

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