Neoplatonic tendencies in Russian philosophy

Studies in East European Thought 62 (1):3 - 10 (2010)
Janusz Dobieszewski
University of Warsaw
The Absolute is a basic and fundamental issue for philosophy as such. I present different concepts of the Absolute (substantialism, energetism, escapism, methodologism). We can say that contemporary European philosophy “orphaned” the neo-Platonic tradition. Thereafter Russian philosophy developed in an intensive and turbulent as well as relatively uniform fashion, in view of the well-established Neo-Platonist context. This makes Russian philosophy not only part of a lasting universally acknowledged tradition; not only has Russian philosophy continued to develop currents of thought abandoned by modern European philosophiers, but it is also heir to a philosophical tradition of particular quality and value in the universal history of thought.
Keywords Neo-Platonism  Absolute  Unity  Mysticism  Russian philosophy  East–West
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1007/s11212-010-9103-1
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 35,537
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Main Trends of Contemporary Russian Thought.Mikhail Epstein - 2001 - The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2001:131-146.
A Leading Paradigm of Modern Russian Philosophy of Science.Rinat M. Nugayev - 2007 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 38 (2):403-406.
Culture, Contexts, and Directions in Russian Post-Soviet Philosophy.Edward M. Swiderski - 1998 - Studies in East European Thought 50 (4):283-328.
Moscow on the Fashion Map: Between Periphery and Centre.Djurdja Bartlett - 2011 - Studies in East European Thought 63 (2):111-121.
Martin Heidegger and Russian Symbolist Philosophy.Robert Bird - 1999 - Studies in East European Thought 51 (2):85-108.
Writing the History of Russian Philosophy.Alyssa DeBlasio - 2011 - Studies in East European Thought 63 (3):203-226.


Added to PP index

Total downloads
36 ( #175,664 of 2,287,763 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
3 ( #166,593 of 2,287,763 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads

My notes

Sign in to use this feature