Aesthetics Philosophy of Religion

The Vertical Form – The Iconological Dimension in 20th Century Russian Religious Aesthetics and Literary Criticism, Part II (Oleg Komkov)

The following is the second part in a two-part installment. The first part can be found here.  II. “Absolute Symbolism” of Christian Worldview: The Aesthetic Dimension The term “absolute symbolism” was introduced into Russian religious philosophy by Alexei Losev to describe the overall quality of Christian aesthetic consciousness. Losev distinguished between three major types of […]