PATRISTIC THEOLOGY

TA038 – The History of Russian Philosophical Thought

S. CAPRIO

Course Information

Professor: Stefano Caprio stefanomcaprio@hotmail.com

Schedule:  Thu. I-II, 2nd sem., 2 cr., 3 ECTS

Content

  • The sources of Russian philosophy.
  • The theoretical contents of Russian medieval literature.
  • Russian illuminism: from Peter I to Catherine II.
  • The 18th-century debate between slavophiles and westernists.
  • Religious philosophy of the “Silver Age”.
  • Contemporary Russian philosophy.

Objective

To explore the various sources of Russian philosophical thought.

Bibliography

A. Asnaghi, L’uccello di fuoco. Storia della filosofia russa, Bergamo 2003;

 

F. Copleston, Philosophy in Russia, Kent 1986;

 

G. Piovesana, Storia del pensiero filosofico russo (988-1988), Milano 1992;

 

Зеньковский Василий, История русской философии, Paris 1950;

 

Лосский Николай, История русской философии, Москва 1991.