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The Discovery of Chance

The Life and Thought of Alexander Herzen

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674737112

Publication Date: 05/09/2016

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608 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

19 halftones

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  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Who Was Herzen?
  • 2. Russia and the Romantic Revolution
  • 3. A Romantic Youth
  • 4. A Revolution in Science
  • 5. Science and History
  • 6. An Education in Method
  • 7. Science and Saint-Simonism
  • 8. Prison and Exile
  • 9. Awakening
  • 10. The Discovery of Chance
  • 11. From Bacon to Feuerbach: Nature and Time
  • 12. Man in the Middle
  • 13. A Conservative Revolution
  • 14. A Glowing Footprint: Herzen and Proudhon
  • 15. Toward Another Shore
  • 16. View from the Other Shore
  • 17. The Living Truth
  • 18. In Defense of Inconsistency
  • 19. What Is History?
  • 20. The Polish Uprising
  • 21. True Nihilism
  • 22. The Last Years
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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