M.O. Gershenzon in the perception of contemporaries

Levit S.Ya.


The heritage of the Russian historian, philologist and philosopher M.O. Gershenzon, has had a great impact on Russian mentality. His psychological and philosophical studies of the Russian spiritual life, of everyday life of people, of lifestyle and mentalities, of cultural and civilizational crisis, analyzed in the article, are full of eternal longing for the transcendent vectors of the cultural history.


spiritual life, mentality, inner personality, spirit, soul, man of culture, life mode, sense of creativity, creative identity, lifestyle, culture, civilization, crisis of culture, philosophy of history.

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