The Life and Thought of Lev Karsavin: "Strength made perfect in weakness..."

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"At last, Russia has begun to speak in a truly original voice." So said Anatoly Vaneev, a Soviet dissident who became Karsavin's disciple in the Siberian gulag where the philosopher spent his last two years. The book traces the unusual trajectory of this inspiring voice: Karsavin started his career as Russia's brightest historian of Catholic mysticism; however, his radical methods - which were far ahead of their time - shocked his conservative colleagues. The shock continued when Karsavin turned to philosophy, writing ...

The Life and Thought of Lev Karsavin: "Strength made perfect in weakness..." 2013, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042036468

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