Library of Russian Philosophy

This is from the editorial blurb in Sergei Bulgakov’s Divine Sophia: An Outline of Sophiology.  I don’t endorse everything Lindisfarne publishes, since some of their work seems to be borderline pagan, but this stuff is good.

Characteristic features of this tradition are: epistemological realism; integral knowledge (knowledge as an organic, all-embracing unity that includes sensuous, intellectual, and mystical intuition); the celebration of integral personality, which is at once mystical, rational, and sensous; and an emphasis on the transformability of the flesh.  In a word, Russian philosophers sought a theory of the world as a whole, including its transformation.
Russian philosophy is simultaneously religious and psychological, ontological, and cosmological.  Filled with remarkably imaginative thinking about our global future, it joins speculative metaphysics, depth psychology, ethics, aesthetics, mysticism, and science…It is bolshaya–big–as philosophy should be…Above all it is universal.  The principle of sobornost or all-togetherness is of paramount importance in it.  And it is future-oriented, expressing a philosophy of history passing into metahistory, the life of the world to come in the kingdom of God.

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