Jozef Jezowski

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Date of Birth: 1793

Age: 62

Place of Birth: Uman

Citizenship: Poland


I finished school in Uman. He studied at the Vilnius University (1815-1824), in 1816 passed the exam the candidate of philosophy, studied classical philology and seriously preparing for the career of a teacher of philosophy. While studying at the university in October 1817 began with Tomasz Zahn and Adam Mickiewicz one of the founders of Philomath society and for six years he supervised. The basis of the charter of the company`s operations was laid, designed by Yezhov.

Yezhov was thoroughly familiar with the philosophy of Immanuel Kant, and was based on the understanding of Kant`s moral specificity ikritiku ethical naturalism, defending the principle of the irreducibility of moral motive to the natural inclinations. After graduation, he began teaching at the Old Troki.

Prepared and issued a commented edition of Horace "Ody celniejsze" (Vilna (1821-1823), supplemented by "Dodatek do Horacjusza" Od celniejszych "" (Vilna, 1824).

In 1823 he was arrested during the investigation of Philomath and sentenced in 1824 among the ten condemned (Tomasz Zan, Jan Czeczot, Frantisek Malevsky Theodore Lozinski, Adam Mickiewicz, Jan Sobolewski, Onufry Petrashekevich, Jozef Kowalewski, Vincent Budrevich) entered at the disposal of the Ministry of religious Affairs and Public education in order to receive the service in accordance with the education and skills in the depths of Russia.

However Malevsky Miscavige and left Vilna in St. Petersburg, where they were soon sent to Odessa, where he had to teach at the Richelieu Lyceum. In the spring of 1825 Yezhov was sent to Moscow, where he lived for some time with Budrevich, Mickiewicz, Malevsky and taught classical languages ??at school and Greek at the University of Moscow. However, in the 1827/1828 academic year, the teaching of the Greek language was abolished at the Moscow University. Moscow University prepared by Yezhov issued an edition of "The Odyssey" by Homer in Latin, with commentary (1828), a book on the writings of Horace and Plato. Tried to get a job at the University of Kazan, without success, and at Kharkov University, where, apparently, worked for some time.

After the amnesty in 1841 was able to return to their homeland and on his return from exile settled in Ukraine, Kiev province, worked tutor.