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Berdyayev, Nikolai Aleksandrovich
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(Mar 6, 1874, Kiev – Mar 23, 1948, Clamart). The philosopher Nikolai Berdyayev was a prominent representative of the Russian religious and cultural renaissance in the early 20th century. He sought to achieve a synthesis of the Western European and Russian intellectual traditions on the basis of existential personalism. Born to an aristocratic family, he was forced to leave the university of Kiev in 1894 because of his Marxist activities. Along with other Russian intellectuals, he …

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Ivanov, Vladimir, “Berdyayev, Nikolai Aleksandrovich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_01777>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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