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The Russian Idea - Berdyaev, Nikolai, and Bamford, Christopher (Introduction by), and French, R M (Translated by)
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In this powerful, moving book, first published in 1946, Berdyaev is not so interested in the empirical details of Russian history as he is in "the thought of the Creator about Russia." The "Russian idea" is thus a mystical notion. Religion and philosophy--not economics or politics--determine history and society. 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 ...

The Russian Idea 1992, Lindisfarne Books, Great Barrington, MA

ISBN-13: 9780940262492

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