By Isaiah Berlin,Henry Hardy,Alan Ryan,Terrell Carver

ISBN-10: 0691156506

ISBN-13: 9780691156507

Isaiah Berlin's highbrow biography of Karl Marx has lengthy been well-known as the most effective concise bills of the existence and regarded the fellow who had, in Berlin's phrases, a extra "direct, planned, and robust" effect on mankind than the other nineteenth-century philosopher. A brilliantly lucid paintings of synthesis and exposition, the e-book introduces Marx's rules and units them of their context, explains why they have been innovative in political and highbrow phrases, and paints a memorable portrait of Marx's dramatic existence and oversized character. Berlin takes readers via Marx's years of adolescent uprising and post-university communist agitation, the non-public excessive aspect of the 1848 revolutions, and his later years of exile, political frustration, and highbrow attempt. serious but sympathetic, Berlin's account illuminates a existence with no reproducing a legend.

New good points of this completely revised variation comprise references for Berlin's quotations and allusions, Terrell Carver's evaluate of the individuality of Berlin's e-book, and a revised advisor to extra reading.

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