Lev Shestov Symposium. Fragments of the Afternoon Discussion

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Pavle RakI would like to underline one question which was touched in two contributions during this afternoon and that is: what is /the/ faith and what does the almighty God want from us? Sometimes I have the strong impression that Shestov and maybe God with him want too much from us and that this /it/ is something that almost nobody can accomplish. This sort of absolute faith – sometimes I have the impression that if we demand that from ourselves – that then we are in a helpless position.Matjaž ČrnivecWell, in my opinion Shestov is a very radical ...

Лев Шестов и Николай Бердяев: два типа русской религи- озной философии

Pavel Kuznetsov

SummaryAmong the Russian thinkers of the first half of the 20th century, Shestov and Berdiaev are the most well-known philosophers in the West. They are usually mentioned as representatives of a specific Russian “religious existentialism” who developed their most important ideas before Martin Heidegger, Karl Jaspers and Jean-Paul Sartre. The article analyses the similarities and differences between their philosophical positions. Their personal relations, correspondence, essays and reviews written about one other, and especially the main topic of discussion in their life – truth, faith and reason – are discussed....