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Michael Ignatieff

Författare till Isaiah Berlin: A Life

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Michael Ignatieff, born in Toronto in 1947. But at the age of 11, Ignatieff was sent to Toronto to attend Upper Canada College as a boarder in 1959. At UCC, Ignatieff was elected a school prefect as Head of Wedd's House, was the captain of the varsity soccer team, and served as editor-in-chief of visa mer the school's yearbook. As well, Ignatieff volunteered for the Liberal Party during the 1965 federal election by canvassing the York South riding. He resumed his work for the Liberal Party in 1968, as a national youth organizer and party delegate for the Pierre Elliott Trudeau party leadership campaign. He then went on to continue his education at the University of Toronto and Harvard and Cambridge universities. In 1976, Ignatieff completed his Ph.D in History at Harvard University. He was granted a Cambridge M.A. by incorporation in 1978 on taking up a fellowship at King's College there. Michael Ignatieff has written television programs for the BBC, novels, and works of nonfiction. He has also authored essays and reviews for several publications including The New York Times. From 1990-93, he wrote a weekly column on international affairs for The Observer. His family memoir, The Russian Album, received Canada's Governor General Award in 1988. His second novel, Scar Tissue, was short-listed for the Booker Prize in 1993. Other nonfiction works include A Just Measure of Pain, the Penitentiary in the Industrial Revolution and the Warrior's Honor: Ethic War and the Modern Conscience. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

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Verk av Michael Ignatieff

Isaiah Berlin: A Life (1998) 429 exemplar
Sprickor i vävnaden : roman (1993) 209 exemplar
The Needs of Strangers (1984) 178 exemplar
Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry (2001) — Författare — 176 exemplar
The Russian Album (1987) 165 exemplar
Magnum Degrees (1999) 135 exemplar
Asya (1991) 76 exemplar
Charlie Johnson in the Flames (2003) 36 exemplar
Nineteen Nineteen (1985) 10 exemplar
Troost (2021) 10 exemplar
Mensenrechten en terreur (2002) 4 exemplar
Human Rights 1 exemplar
Sanal Savas (2000) 1 exemplar

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The Modern Historiography Reader: Western Sources (2008) — Bidragsgivare — 36 exemplar
Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 31 exemplar
Isaiah Berlin: A Celebration (1991) — Bidragsgivare — 15 exemplar
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Buen libro para conocer cómo diferentes personajes de la historia han buscado el consuelo necesario ante sus desgracias. Al mismo tiempo eso nos ayuda a razonar sobrellevar mejor nuestras pesquisas.
 
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EstanisGM | 1 annan recension | Apr 19, 2024 |
 
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AnkaraLibrary | Feb 23, 2024 |
The author makes the claim that we don't have to be religious to be consoled by religious texts. This doesn't make any sense, as the way that religious texts console people is through the religious beliefs.... If I don't believe in Jesus, for example, how can I be consoled by the mythology of his sacrifice? It doesn't work that way
 
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EmberMantles | 14 andra recensioner | Jan 1, 2024 |
Cuando la vida parece perder su sentido, necesitamos palabras. Cuando sufrimos un duelo, una traición, la soledad o una derrota, buscamos ayuda para recuperar ese sentido. El lenguaje del consuelo fue antaño el gran objeto de estudio de religiosos y filósofos, pero se ha ido desvaneciendo de nuestro vocabulario moderno. Desde el siglo XVI, la humanidad ha tendido a rechazar el alivio proveniente de los textos sagrados para, en su lugar, concentrar su fe en la ciencia, las ideologías y las terapias. Además, como advierte el gran pensador e historiador Michael Ignatieff, "hoy el premio de consolación es el que nadie quiere ganar. Las culturas que persiguen el exito no prestan mucha atención al fracaso… (mer)
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MigueLoza | 1 annan recension | Oct 22, 2023 |

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