A Perspective on the History of Philosophy

  • Thomas Nemeth


This chapter is a presentation of Solov’ëv’s views of various figures and movements in the history of philosophy. The appearance of successive volumes of the Brockhaus-Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary, of which he served as the philosophy editor, gave him the opportunity to author a number of entries himself. Many of these entries were simple expositions of the ideas of historical figures, but with the longer pieces he was able to offer his own criticisms. Among the most important of these entries are those on Kant and Hegel, which reveal not only his own position on many issues they discussed but also that he viewed the German Idealist movement in largely Hegelian terms.


Certelev Gnosticism Medieval Worldview Hegel Kant Space Pantheism 


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  • Thomas Nemeth
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  1. 1.ManchesterUSA

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