During the last 30-40 years, the concept of the public intellectual has become the subject of a heated debate in Western Europe and North America. Revived...

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Vitaly Andreiev, Nataliya Chermoshentseva. Saul Borovyi: The Jewish Vector in Ukrainian History

Oleksii Yas ・ March 2014
Kherson, Nikopol: SPD Feldman O.O., 2010.
This is an intellectual biography written from the perspective of the authors’ main thesis - Saul Borovyi as a “historian in the background of scholarship”. Such an approach allows to elucidate a number of new contexts. An erudite scholar, an “aristocrat from Brody” (where Borovyi’s mother came from), endowed with a high research culture, outstanding culturological, archival and bibliological knowledge, as well as with a certain multicultural atmosphere of someone from a southern imperial borderland, Borovyi was certainly a figure outside the rigid canon of the Soviet intellectual norm.
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