Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia

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In this "lucid primer of Russian thought" (The Times Literary Supplement), Lesley Chamberlain finds that during the last two centuries Russian intellectuals have asked two fundamental questions, "what makes a good man?" and "what is the right way to live?" The nineteenth-century ideal of a happy man living in a just society became, in Russia, a quest to effect the wholesale transformation of society. Chamberlain shows how this moral passion, manifesting itself in philosophy and literature, existed in both pre- and post ...

Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia 2008, Overlook Press

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Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia 2007, Overlook Press

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Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia 2005, Atlantic Books, London

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Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia 2004, Atlantic Books (UK), London, England

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