Philosophy of the icon: how “philosophizing with colors” is possible? Once again about the concept of P. Florensky

Authors: Kondrateva K.L. Published: 01.09.2020
Published in issue: #4(84)/2020  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2020-4-670  
Category: The Humanities in Technical University | Chapter: Philosophy Science  
Keywords: philosophy, metaphilosophy, metaphysics , ontology, epistemology, icon, “philosophizing with colors”, P. A. Florensky, reverse perspective

The paper introduces a philosophical (metaphilosophical) approach to the consideration of Russian icons as “philosophizing with colors”. On the basis of modern semiotics and methodology of P. Florensky, the essence of the philosophy of the icon, i.e. the principles of the metaphilosophy of the icon, is analyzed. The ontology and epistemology of the icon are investigated, its definition as “philosophy with colors” is substantiated.

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