New PDF release: A History of Russian Philosophy 1830-1930

By G. M. Hamburg,Randall A. Poole

ISBN-10: 0521884500

ISBN-13: 9780521884501

ISBN-10: 1107612780

ISBN-13: 9781107612785

the nice age of Russian philosophy spans the century among 1830 and 1930 - from the well-known Slavophile-Westernizer controversy of the 1830s and 1840s, in the course of the 'Silver Age' of Russian tradition firstly of the 20 th century, to the formation of a Russian 'philosophical emigration' within the wake of the Russian Revolution. This quantity is a massive new historical past and interpretation of Russian philosophy during this interval. Eighteen chapters (plus a considerable creation and afterword) speak about Russian philosophy's major figures, faculties, and controversies, whereas at the same time pursuing a standard relevant subject: the advance of a particular Russian culture of philosophical humanism occupied with the defence of human dignity. As this quantity indicates, the century-long debate over the which means and grounds of human dignity, freedom, and the simply society concerned thinkers of all backgrounds and positions, transcending effortless class as 'religious' or 'secular'. the talk nonetheless resonates strongly today.

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