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    Russian Nihilism: The Cultural Legacy of the Conflict Between Fathers and Sons
    Comparative and Continental Philosophy 3 (1): 99-111. 2011.
    I argue that the Nineteenth Century phenomenon of Russian nihilism, rather than belonging to the spiritual crisis that threatened Europe, was an independent and historically specific attitude of the Russian intelligentsia in their wholesale and utopian rejection of the prevailing values of their parents’ generation. Turgenev’s novel, Fathers and Sons, exemplifies this revolt in the literary character Bazarov, who embodies an archetypical account of the conflict between generations, social values…Read more
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    The Place of the Human in the Philosophies of Scheler and Berdyaev
    Essays in Celebration of the Founding of OPO. 2002.
    This essay approaches the distinction between two different philosophical attempts to understand the place of the human in the world, her nature and duality of her being. Two philosophers are taken as representatives of philosophical anthropology, one of whom was a phenomenologist and the other an existentialist: Max Scheler and Nikolai Berdyaev. Both exceeded the narrow bounds of belonging to certain philosophical schools, as they were original thinkers in their own right. Phenomenology found a…Read more
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    Mikhail Bulgakov: Heart Of A Dog – A Reading
    Voyages: Rethinking Nature and its Expressions, Issue 4. 2015.
    "Mikhail Bulgakov: Heart Of A Dog – A Reading" is an allegory of a dog read trough the historical and political context of the Soviet reality.