Dmitrij Boldirev

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Date of Birth: 04/20/1885

Age: 35

Place of birth: St. Petersburg

Citizenship: Russia


Born in St. Petersburg on April 20, 1885. He graduated from the historical-philological faculty of St. Petersburg University and was left at the Department of Philosophy. He trained in Heidelberg and the University of Marburg. Since 1918 - assistant professor of Perm University. In 1919 - the director of the press bureau of the press office at Kolchak Russian government. After the fall of the government of Omsk was arrested by the Bolsheviks. Boldyrev died in a prison hospital in Irkutsk, May 12, 1920.

The main philosophical work Boldyrev - knowledge being - remained unfinished and was published by his widow in Harbin in 1935 with a foreword by Lossky. Last seen in Boldyrev his successor and bright representative of intuitionism. Indeed, Boldyrev thought that intuitionist concept Lossky and S. Frank opened up new prospects for philosophy as "overcome" the spirit of subjectivism. Own epistemological theory he called "objectivism", emphasizing its anti-psychological orientation. In his book, Boldyrev justified in principle can not be reduced to the subjective knowledge of the psychological experience, argued ontologism knowledge, a fundamental feature of the world was: "The only subject the holder of knowledge is its object, ie the whole world ... Knowing there is evidence of the property of the world. " Subjectivism, according to Boldyrev, and can not claim to arise in the human mind images of reality. He insisted that "between the image and the object there is no difference in substance." The image is so zheobektiven, although this objectivity and Mauger t have "weakened" in nature. Knowing and being substantially uniform, and the relative secondary knowledge is determined by the difference in the relations of being. Even in his fantasies a person shall not lose the connection with the real, "objective" existence. Boldyrev Attitude to the Russian revolutionary experience of the 20th century has been consistently negative. He was convinced of the necessity and the fruitfulness of the spiritual "superiority" of the Orthodox Church in the public life of Russia.