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Vladimir Nikolaevich Il’in

Vladimir Il’in, Philosopher, musicologist, theologian.

Background

  • Il’in, Vladimir was born on August 16, 1891 in near Kiev.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Kiev University, 1913.

    Career

    • Emigrated, 1919. Stayed at Constantinople, 1920-1922. Moved to Berlin, 1922-1925. Moved to France. Lecturer at the St. Sergius Theological Institute, 1925-1940.

      Professor of church music at the Russian Musical Academy in Paris. Well-known contributor to Russian emigre literary magazines.

    Religion

    Religion is bad because it imposes irrational rules of good and bad behaviour.

    Views

    Individuals have rights to express freedom if it safeguarde the interests of a collective.

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    Born August 16, 1891
    Died 1960
    (aged 68)
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