Dogmatism forever, nothing new


  • Vladimir Demyanov Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv



dogmatism, Christian metaphysics, knowledge, faith, subject, person, human being


This article is an answer to the article by Andriy Bogachov “Sacrificium intellectus. A re-presentation of modern dogmatism”. The author, trying to abstract as far as possible from a personal context, attempts to argue for the legitimacy of Christian metaphysics in contempo-rary philosophy. The field of discourse is outlined by the distinction between the concepts “knowledge/faith” and “subject/personality (hypostasis)”. The key question is ontological priority of a personal modus of being over individual-subjective modus, and, respectively, faith as a condition of a possibility of knowledge and human image of being, since human being is portrayed here as a being that knows itself, as an identity of being and knowledge.

Author Biography

Vladimir Demyanov, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv

PhD in Philosophy, Associate professor of the Philosophy Department


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How to Cite

Demyanov, V. (2014). Dogmatism forever, nothing new. Sententiae, 30(1), 166–181.






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