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Isaiah Berlin

Isaiah BerlinBorn: 6-Jun-1909
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: 5-Nov-1997
Location of death: Oxford, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Hedgehog and the Fox

Father: Mendel Berlin
Mother: Marie Volshonok
Wife: Aline de Gunzbourg Halban (m. 1956)

    High School: St. Paul's School, London
    University: MA, Corpus Christi College, Oxford University (1935)
    Teacher: Lecturer, New College, Oxford University (1932-38)
    Professor: New College, Oxford University (1938-50)
    Professor: All Souls College, Oxford University (1950-67)
    Administrator: President, Wolfson College, Oxford University (1966-75)
    Professor: All Souls College, Oxford University (1975-)
    Administrator: Board of Governors, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Institute of Arts and Letters
    Aristotelian Society President (1963-64)
    British Academy President (1974-78)
    Royal Opera House Board of Directors (1954-65, 1974-)
    Erasmus Prize 1983 (shared)
    Knighthood 1957
    Commander of the British Empire 1946

Author of books:
Karl Marx: His Life and Environment (1939, biography)
The Hedgehog and the Fox: An Essay on Tolstoy's View of History (1953, criticism)
Historical Inevitability (1954, philosophy)
Mr. Churchill in 1940 (1964, biography)
Four Essays on Liberty (1969, essays)
Vico and Herder: Two Studies in the History of Ideas (1976, intellectual history)
Russian Thinkers (1978, essays)
Concepts and Categories: Philosophical Essays (1978, essays)
Against the Current: Essays in the History of Ideas (1979, essays)
Personal Impressions (1980, essays)
Washington Despatches, 1941-1945: Weekly Political Reports from the British Embassy (1981, politics)
The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas (1990, intellectual history)
The Sense of Reality: Studies in Ideas and Their History (1996, intellectual history)
The Proper Study of Mankind: An Anthology of Essays (1997, essays)
The Roots of Romanticism (1999, intellectual history)
Three Critics of the Enlightenment: Vico, Hamann, Herder (2000, intellectual history)
The Power of Ideas (2000, essays)
Freedom and Its Betrayal: Six Enemies of Human Liberty (2002, essays)
The Soviet Mind: Russian Culture Under Communism (2004, culture)
Selected Letters, 1928-1946 (2004, letters)


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