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Kyoto School Nihilism Nikolai Berdyaev Nishitani Keiji

Nishitani Keiji on Nicholas Berdyaev

In The Self-Overcoming of Nihilism, Nishitani discusses the problem of nihilism in western philosophy, presenting a genealogy of sorts that includes a variety of intriguing figures. There is an entire chapter entiteld “Nihilism in Russia,” and Berdyaev curiously appears in two index entries. Until now I wouldn’t have imagined that the Kyoto School was aware […]