Author Archives: Alexander Malakhov

11/30 – Integral Essence of Russian Philosophy. Part 2: Through Tragedy and Exile

August-November 2016 / Feature Articles

Alexander Malakhov

Alexander Malakhov

Alexander Malakhov

Translated from Russian by Eugene Pustoshkin

Those philosophers, who disagreed with the new regime but stayed in the country, suffered tragic fate. One characteristic example of that is Pavel Florenskiy (1882–1937), who was known as “the Russian Leonardo da Vinci.” His first book The Pillar and Ground of the Truth, written when he was 26, made him one of the leading thinkers of Russia. He was a man with an encyclopedic …

11/30 – The Truth, the Goodness, and the Beauty: Integral Essence of Russian Philosophy

August-November 2016 / Feature Articles

Alexander Malakhov

 

Alexander Malakhov

Alexander Malakhov

Translated from Russian by Eugene Pustoshkin

The Russian Empire, the Soviet Union, and, in many ways, contemporary Russia have been uniquely distinctive spaces, only partially included into other civilizational projects. The collective spirit of these spaces is rarely understood by foreigners and, in fact, not always grasped by the very inhabitants of these territories. Intellectually, spiritually, and in part physically, this is still an undescribed land, terra incognita, which is …