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by Nikolai A. Berdiaev
The "Russian idea" is thus a mystical one. Religion and philosophy, not economics or politics, determine history and society. Berdyaev takes up the story in the nineteenth century.
The "Russian idea" is thus a mystical one.
It would be unfair to underestimate the role of the Russian diaspora.
He takes up the story, starting with the nineteenth century, tracing the powerful chain of artists and thinkers as Bakunin, Chaadev, Khomyakov, Leontyev, among others, who struggled to dissolve the East and West polarities in the Russian soul. It would be unfair to underestimate the role of the Russian diaspora. The names and texts of Nikolai Berdyaev, Ivan Bunin, Vladimir Nabokov and others were reaching Soviet Russia. Nikolai A. Berdyaev: Berdyaev (1874-1948) was born in Kiev into an aristocratic family.
The Russian Idea (Library of Russian Philosophy). 0940262495 (ISBN13: 9780940262492). It is too complex to deal with in this space and I might not do it justice. As I am in great debt to Berdyaev I made this book the subject of a thriller I have recently finished and published as an e-book on smashwords, with the same title, The Russian Idea - hoping that I might interest readers unfamiliar with Berdyaev and this subject in reading i. . Religion and philosophy, not . Esalen press library of russian philosophy. Berdyaev questions what it is that makes Russians unique in their self-perception. His analysis tackles philosophy, literature, religion and politics, but leaves the boundaries between them wide open.
Later, this piece emerged with several others in the book The Fate of Russia (1918).
PDF The article analyses the ways in which the Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdiaev understood Russian space and geography, beginning with the texts. Russian Philosophy; History of Ideas; Space; Gender; Identity Formation; Nikolai. The claim that some kind of correspondence exists between a specific Russian mentality. or the Russian soul ) and the vast and wide-open Russian landscape, has been described. as one of the most popular Russian autostereotypes (Møller 1999, 11). One of the most. Later, this piece emerged with several others in the book The Fate of Russia (1918).
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Items related to The Russian Idea (Library of Russian Philosophy). Nikolai Berdyaev The Russian Idea (Library of Russian Philosophy). ISBN 13: 9780940262492. The Russian Idea (Library of Russian Philosophy). Berdyaev begins his story in the nineteenth century, tracing the lineage of such powerful artists and thinkers as Chaadev, Khomyakov, Kireevksy, Leontyev, Aksakov, Hertzen, and Bakunin, all of whom struggled to integrate the polarities of East and West, spirit and matter, and male and female in the Russian soul. That soul, however, is so immense, boundless, and vague that it is incapable of settling for "the halfway kingdom of culture.
o. LOSSKY Chapter 1 RUSSIAN PHILOSOPHY IN' THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY AND IN THE FIRST PART OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY The Russian culture of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century has a world-wide significance. Such significance may be said to attach to a nation's culture when the values developed in it hold for humanity as a whole. Such was the culture of ancient Greece and Rome, and, in modern times, of England, France, Germany, America; Russian culture in the form it had before the Bolshevik revolution undoubtedly also has a universal significance.
Home Browse Books Book details, The Russian Idea. The Two-sidedness of Russian Thought. Independent Russian thought was awakened by the problem of the philosophy of history. Russian Universalism. The Russian Philosophy of History. It had reflected deeply upon what the thoughts of the Creator were about Russia, about what Russia is, about what sort of destiny it has. It had long been a feeling which was native to Russians, (and I prefer to say 'feeling' rather than 'knowledge') that Russia has its own particular destiny, that the Russian people are a peculiar people.
Nikolai Berdyaev is a Russian thinker who offers the enquiring foreigner a window into Russia’s soul. The Russian people, he explains in his book The Russian Idea, belong to the religious type and are religious in their spiritual makeup. Even during most of the twentieth century when their country was officially godless, they are believers even when they profess materialist communism.