The Meaning of the Creative Act

By: Berdyaev, Nicolas

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The Meaning of the Creative Act is a seminal work for Nikolai Berdyaev. It adumbrates a number of crucially important themes that he develops in his later works, notably creative freedom as an essential element of human life and human creativeness as complementary to God's creativeness. Berdyaev's aim is to sketch out an "anthropodicy," a justification of man (as opposed to a theodicy, a justification of God); man is to be justified on the basis of his creative acts, inasmuch as he is a creature who is also a co-creator in God's work of creation. This is how Berdyaev puts it: "God awaits from us a creative act."

Title:: The Meaning of the Creative Act

Author:: Berdyaev, Nicolas

Categories: Philosophy & Linguistics,

Publisher: Semantron Press: June 2009

ISBN Number:: 1597312622

ISBN Number: 13: 9781597312622

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 173471