Paideia Today, Season Three, Episdoe Fourteen, Tolstoy

Paideia Today, Season Three, Episdoe Fourteen, Tolstoy

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For the conclusion of season 3 of Paideia Today we look at the Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.  Tolstoy, like Dostoevsky, engages with the modern alienation from life that progressive ideology and commitment to material advances.  Rather than one of Tolstoy's magisterial novels like War and Peace or Anna Karenina, we look at his brilliant novella, which addresses themes concerning wisdom and virtue, themes often very much ignored in fiction thereafter.
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For the conclusion of season 3 of Paideia Today we look at the Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.  Tolstoy, like Dostoevsky, engages with the modern alienation from life that progressive ideology and commitment to material advances.  Rather than one of Tolstoy's magisterial novels like War and Peace or Anna Karenina, we look at his brilliant novella, which addresses themes concerning wisdom and virtue, themes often very much ignored in fiction thereafter.
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