The Polish Case in Vladimir Solov'ëv's Vision of the Future

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In the article I presentSolov'ëv's views on the national question(including the so-called Polish question)presented in his writings of the 1880s. Thequestion involved uniting the Churches as wellas Russia's specific mission in building thefuture Kingdom of God. Solov'ëv's position,according to which individual nations acquire aconcrete place in the course of mankind'sexistence, was subjected to criticism by thePolish historian Stanisław Tarnowski. Thiscontributed to an interesting discussion andpolemic between the two thinkers that tookplace on the pages of the journal PrzeglądPolski (The Polish Review).

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Kiejzik, L. The Polish Case in Vladimir Solov'ëv's Vision of the Future. Studies in East European Thought 55, 141–155 (2003).

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  • August Cieszkowski
  • l'Idée russe
  • Polish messianism
  • Russian messianism
  • russification
  • Stanisław Tarnowski