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International Journal of New Developments in Engineering and Society, 2017, 1(1); doi: 10.25236/IJNDES.00016.

Dostoevsky's view of the Enlightenment


Ding Xiaofei 1, Yan Bijiao2

Corresponding Author:
Yan Bijiao

1 Foreign Philosophies, Ningxia University, Yinchuan, 750021, China
2 The Engineering Faculty, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 999077, China,E-mail: [email protected]


Dostoevsky's novel “The Brothers Karamazov” contains profound philosophical thoughts in which Ivan Karamazov upholding the Western European progressive philosophy performed with Enlightened intellectuals. Standing as Ivan's viewpoint, it shows the position of Dostoevsky's anti-Enlightenment movement through philosophical analysis and reflection in regard of the Euclidean geometry thinking mode.


Dostoevsky; the Brothers Karamazov;Ivan Karamazov; the Enlightenment

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Ding Xiaofei and Yan Bijiao. Dostoevsky's view of the Enlightenment.  International Journal of New Developments in Engineering and Society (2017) Vol.1, Num.1: 57-59.


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