CONTRA COMPLEXIONES. VOLGA PHILOSOPHER’S MESSAGE TO THE RUSSIAN PEOPLE (BOOK REVIEW: "THE OWL OF MINERVA FLIES AT DUSK" BY V.A. KUTYREV)

Author(s):  A.S. Timoschuk , Dr., Prof., Vladimir Law Institute of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia, Vladimir , Russia, human@vui.vladinfo.ru

Issue:  Volume 44, № 2

Rubric:  Review

Annotation:  Objectives of philosophy, according to V.A. Kutyrev, coincide with the charter of human hygiene and consist in resisting posthuman illusions, protecting life from trampling down of the historical march of science and progress. Kutyrev hopes that Russia, as a country claiming to preserve tradition, will become the backbone of Being, will not follow the path of Nothing or the oppression of life and the rebirth of spirituality into rationality, the transformation of the idea of infinite being into a technological and economic formation

Keywords:  Vladimir Kutyrev, conservatism, tradition, globalization, modernization, transhumanism

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