Critics Arise and Dismissed, Love Affirmed

  • Thomas Nemeth


The Justification’s final chapter presents Solov’ëv’s vision of the moral ideal, which can and will be realized in accordance with the Christian ideal of a Kingdom on God on Earth. In addition to summarizing that presentation, we look here at objections not only to this ideal, but also at the extended critiques offered by two eminent figures, one a prominent lawyer and the other one of the most outstanding Russian thinkers of the century. We also look at Solov’ëv’s at times intemperate and ill-considered replies to each as well as to his short but bizarre treatise on love.


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  • Thomas Nemeth
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  1. 1.ManchesterUSA

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