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Andrea Oppo

Pontifical University of Sardinia

Andrea Oppo is Associate Professor of Contemporary Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion at the Pontifical Theological University of Sardinia (Cagliari, Italy). In 2005 he completed a Ph.D. at the University College Dublin (Ireland). His areas of interests include contemporary Philosophy (esp. philosophical aesthetics, existential philosophy, and meta-philosophy), Philosophy of Russian Silver Age (esp. L. Shestov, P. Florensky, N. Berdyaev, A. Losev), Philosophy of Literature and of Theatre (esp. Dostoevsky and philosophy, Samuel Beckett, Jerzy Grotowski, T. Adorno's and G. Deleuze's aesthetics), and Philosophy of Religion. He is the author of the books: Philosophical Aesthetics and Samuel Beckett (Oxford: 2008), Shapes of Apocalypse. Arts and Philosophy in Slavic Thought (ed.) (Boston: 2013) and Lev Shestov: The Philosophy and Works of a Tragic Thinker (Boston: 2020). He has also published numerous articles on the philosophers of the Russian Silver Age and on the relationship between philosophy and the arts in the twentieth-century. 

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The Philosophy and Works of a Tragic Thinker

П.А. Флоренский и Ф.М. Достоевский: необходимая антитеза