Wilson Center Experts

Jakov Solomovich Luria

Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Professor, Institute of Russian Literature
Wilson Center Project(s):
Lev Tolstoy’s Philosophy of History and its Perception in the 20th Century

Project Summary

A discussion of man’s relationship to natural and historical events in the formation of a social realm. Takes into account the freedom of will and the idea of a moral choice. Discusses the fate of Lev Tolstoy’s historical philosophy in the 20th Century, as expressed in historical and literary accounts.