Those, such as the Catholic establishment and other moral conservatives, who believe otherwise, perhaps ought to heed the comment of one of Mr Gray's successors, Sir Isaiah Berlin
Estas conferencias, dictadas por Sir Isaiah Berlin
en 1965, son, sin exageracion alguna, un libro esencial en el conocimiento de la cultura occidental.
Tawney, Sir Isaiah Berlin
, and (less saintly of character) Bertrand Russell and Raymond Williams.
Rare among novelists, Tolstoy appended to War and Peace a long exposition of his philosophy of history which still finds its way into anthologies on the subject, as well as being engagingly discussed by Sir Isaiah Berlin
in The Hedgehog and the Fox.
In A D P Briggs' celebration of Pushkin (published by Hazar Publishing) the late Sir Isaiah Berlin
spoke of Pushkin's classical simplicity and purity, for Berlin his poetry was "as untranslatable as Racine or Sophocles".
This tale of servants plotting against their masters has delighted audiences every since and today it's regarded, as Sir Isaiah Berlin
said on Desert Island Discs, as "the best opera ever written".
To my astonishment, on Monday morning I got a letter from Sir Isaiah Berlin
, the nicest letter I ever received, saying, "Happened to be watching, strongly approve, come for lunch.
The death of Sir Isaiah Berlin
gave vent to the most orgiastic self-congratulation.
Sir Isaiah Berlin
, a giant in 20th-century thought who specialized in the history of political ideas and the concepts of liberty, has died at the age of 88.