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Aleksandra MacintoshCorresponding author

Shestov's Quest for Certainty of Faith

11 - 2006, pages 211-222
Date of online publication: 15 June 2015
Date of publication: 01 November 2006


This article reconstructs Lev Shestov’s views on the Christian faith and, more specifically, his exploration of religious philosophy. Shestov was raised in the Jewish tradition, and as a mature man he was baptized in the Orthodox Church. The article shows the twists and turns of his intellectual quest, which took him from Marxism, via criticism of 19th century intellectualism, to religious philosophy.


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Macintosh, Aleksandra. “Shestov's Quest for Certainty of Faith.” Forum Philosophicum 11 (2006): 211–22. doi:10.35765/forphil.2006.1101.13.


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