Home · Božidar Knežević – Božidar Knežević – April 21, | Author: djuvro | Category: N/A. DOWNLOAD PDF – MB. Share Embed . Bozidar Knezevic Misli. 2 likes. Interest. Bozidar Knezevic Misli. Privacy · Terms . About. Bozidar Knezevic Misli. Interest. 2 people like this topic. Want to like. Božidar Knežević (3 March , Ub – 18 February , Belgrade) was a Serbian philosopher . “Stradija” (Land of Tribulation) as it seemed to Radoje Domanović and Božidar Knežević when he was writing his doleful “Misli” ( Thoughts).

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Retrieved from ” https: His vision was also social and political. He envisioned a worldwide socio-cultural system as the outgrowth of human progress grounded in science and historical understanding.

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A trial at teaching in at a gymnasium in Uzice convinced him that he could endure teaching. Furthermore, his illness contributed to his death. The discovery of the intrinsic justice in the world is achieved through truth.

From this conflict there arises a new order and proportionality which is only temporary and gives place to a new phase of disintegration.

He did more than anybody to introduce the world literature and philosophy to his countrymen. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. The whole, which is unconscious and general, precedes the part, which is conscious and specific. Although he was educated for the priesthood, he turned from Orthodox religion to a faith in science and in social regeneration under the guidance of the intellectual elite.

In he was transferred from his teaching post in Uzice to Nis. Error is a lower degree of truth. A year later he took a few months leave to volunteer for the Serbo-Bulgarian War Proportion, he boldly states, is “the Telos philosophy of history. Henceforth, history and philosophy were his major interests.


He believed in man’s dignity and natural right to liberty. Here he found a coterie of admirers, and a change in fortune and reputation came with the publication of ” Principi istorije ” Principles of history in Whereas knezevicc philosophers repudiated this system as incoherent, many Serb avant-garde poets and writers found in it a congenial vision of the universe in which everything, including poetry and beauty, had mixli own rightful place in a world striving after proportion.

Integrity as well as lasting inspirations to future generations of our species on this earth and elsewhere, perhaps even in the as yet uncharted depths of abysmal space were questions on his mind.

At the same time he concluded that a career in the Church was impossible for one with his individualistic religious views. However, in history as a whole, the growth of civilization leads to increasing social justice and the elimination of irrationality in human life. Once elements achieve proportion and balance with each other, “they live simultaneously” in a great organic whole in which one can ultimately arrive at “complete morality, freedom, justice and truth”. He mosli only This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He wrote, “A dogma is an embalmed thought: This page was last edited on 18 Augustat He was, indeed, an original thinker.

Knezsvic Read Edit View history. Morality and more moral organization of social life are born out of pain and suffering.

He completed his gymnasium and got his B. Such constant transfers from one high school to another while translating foreign authors kndzevic writing about history and philosophy bozidaf the same time is a testament to struggle and to courage, for every bit of it was composed under conditions which most writers would find impossible. In addition, “history binds all peoples and leads to their reconciliation and overall harmony”. A lie is a conscious distortion of truth.


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He said, ” The entire truth does not rest in any particular theory, idea or principle, as these are only particles of the whole truth It consists in the liberation from all external forces and presupposes the overcoming of ordinary motives for human behavior.

For him the unpardonable sin was dogmatism, since he believed that neither religious, nor historical, nor scientific knowledge bbozidar wholly accurate. A lie is an obstacle to truth.

Error is noble and natural. Serbian philosophers Serbian writers births deaths University of Belgrade alumni. The result is a vast, dynamic, and unique vision of mankind’s place and destiny within the determining laws of an evolving then devolving universe.

For the next 20 years he taught throughout Serbia, moved from one town to the next, Though this job entailed a great amount of drugery, he managed to write and publish several volumes.

Only what never began will never end; what preceded everything else will survive everything else; what happened first will disappear last.