”Sex is always the center…” Philosophy of Love by V. V. Rosanov

  • Vsevolod Kuznetsov Vinnytsia National Technical University http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2311-4022
  • Lubov Nerusheva Kotsiubynskyj State Teachers' training University of Vinnytsia


This paper is dedicated to V. V. Rosanov views on the issue of sexual love. Analyzing the system of Rosanov’s notions of the God, nature and sex, authors show how the philosopher is trying to create pansexualistic quasireligious doctrine versus Christianity. The thinker is referred to as a radical ideologist of mystical-erotic revolution and a mouthpiece of peculiar to Russian culture trend towards the construction of a national religion.

Author Biographies

Vsevolod Kuznetsov, Vinnytsia National Technical University
Applicant for PhD in philosophy at the Department of Philosophy
Lubov Nerusheva, Kotsiubynskyj State Teachers' training University of Vinnytsia
Lecturer at the Department of History of Philosophy


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Kuznetsov, V., & Nerusheva, L. (2010). ”Sex is always the center…” Philosophy of Love by V. V. Rosanov. Sententiae, 22(1), 147-182. https://doi.org/10.22240/sent22.01.147


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