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A Letter to George Kennan

Isaiah Berlin

in Liberty

Published in print March 2002 | ISBN: 9780199249893
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598807 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019924989X.003.0012
 A Letter to George Kennan

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This item of 1951 gives insight into the development of Berlin's thinking about liberty and related themes. He identified the crucial importance of ‘the Kantian morality’ for his purposes, and contrasted this with consequentialists, Hegel and Marx.

Keywords: Isaiah Berlin; consequentialism; G.W.F. Hegel; Immanuel Kant; George Kennan; Karl Marx

Chapter.  3633 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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