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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures$
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Ron Johnston

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264584

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.001.0001

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Reason and Identity

Reason and Identity

Isaiah Berlin Lecture

Chapter:
(p.301) Reason and Identity
Source:
Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures
Author(s):

BHIKHU PAREKH

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0010

This lecture presents the text of the speech about reason and identity delivered by the author at the 2008 Isaiah Berlin Lecture held at the British Academy. It discusses the style and content of Sir Isaiah Berlin's thought and explores the complex relation between the closely connected ideas of reason and identity. The lecture explains that reason and identity are both constitutive features of human life in the sense that human beings cannot be defined and understood without reference to either.

Keywords:   reason, identity, Sir Isaiah Berlin, human beings, Isaiah Berlin Lecture, British Academy

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