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Other relevant keywords: Emigration, Existentialism, Hope, Psychology, Secularism, Self-knowledge   Anthony Bloom (Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh) (1914–2003) Expatriate theology made an important contribution to Russian intellectual history of the second half of the twentieth century, in that it demonstrated that Orthodoxy is not an outdated and purely formal system of dogma. Indeed, Orthodoxy has been subject ..

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Other relevant keywords: Sin, Choice, Personality, Loneliness, Music   Yakov Druskin (1902-1980) Yakov Semenovich Druskin was the longest-living member of the informal avant-garde literary-intellectual group called the Chinari (the “titled ones,” or “rankists”). In the late 1920s and early 1930s, the Chinari included poets Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky and the philosopher Leonid Lipavsky, all ..

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Other relevant keywords: Decision Sciences; General Systems Theory; Positional and Combinatorial Styles; Predispositioning Theory   Aron Katsenelinboigen (1927–2005) Aron Katsenelinboigen was the founder of Predispositioning Theory (PT) and the author of twenty books and numerous articles. Born in Ukraine, he earned his Ph.D. (1957) and Doctor Habilitatus (1966) at the Moscow State Institute of Economics ..

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Other relevant keywords: border, pessimism   Boris Khazanov (b. 1928) Boris Khazanov (a pseudonym of Gennady Faibusovich), a writer and an essayist, is one of the most significant representatives of Russian–Jewish philosophical personalism. Born in Leningrad, he was educated in classical philology at Moscow State University and was arrested in 1949 for “anti-Soviet” activity. Upon ..

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