[Marxism] Famous Isaac Deutscher Essay Now On-Line

Paul Flewers trusscott.foundation at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Apr 5 14:37:15 MDT 2016


Isaac Deutscher's famous review of Isaiah Berlin's essay Historical
Inevitability is now available on-line at <
https://www.marxists.org/archive/deutscher/1955/determinists-all.htm >. This
rather sharp review, published in The Observer on 16 January 1955, was largely
responsible for sparking Berlin's furious hostility for Deutscher, which
culminated in his sabotage of Deutscher's chances of obtaining a university
teaching post, a sorry tale described in David Caute's recent book Isaac and
Isaiah.

Paul F



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