BAKUNIN Pavel( Russian philosopher, writer, social activist.)
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Biography BAKUNIN Pavel
Brother MA Bakunin. He graduated from the Tver school, he entered the Moscow University. In 1841-1842 he attended lectures at Berlin University. During this period, carried away by the Hegelian philosophy (largely under the influence of older brother Michael). Participated in the Crimean Company. In the 1860's was one of the organizers of the Zemsky movement in the province of Tver. The last years of his life were spent in the Crimea.
The main philosophical ideas of Bakunin's reflected in his book Fundamentals of Faith and Knowledge (1886). In it, he has generally been in line with Hegelianism ( 'I recognize Hegel as their teacher and a faithful disciple of his'), . considering the absolute spirit as the creative principle, . purpose and meaning of reality, . which manifests itself in the dialectic of history and how 'otherness' of the Absolute,
. Interpretation Bakunin absolute idealism of Hegel wore largely aesthetic character. Bakunin wrote about the 'infinite harmony' and 'supreme beauty' of the dialectical process ( 'global dispute'). At the same time, he attached great importance to religious faith and religious experience: 'I believe in God without realizing it, and the whole of philosophy is nothing but a suggestion of God, in whom all unconsciously believe'. All this gave reason VV Zenkovsky characterize the philosophies of Bakunin as 'religious romanticism on the basis of Hegelianism'.