Published in journal "Philosophy and Culture", 2015-7 in rubric "The stream of books", pages 1096-1099.
Resume: Responding to the book 'Time Mortido' written by Vladimir Kutyrev, largely sharing its spirit and rethinking some of its provisions, the author gives a sketch of the philosophy of life in relation to the contemporary human situation. Agreeing with the conceptual core of the book, the author develops his position as the antithesis to the famous expression about 'the starry sky above me and the moral law within me'. In opposition to this expression, the author provides the requirement of the 'dictatorship of conscience' and the 'rowdies of conscionable nature' and focuses on viewing the horizon as the place where the sky and earth comes together and life is separated from death with the thin line. In terms of the question about the quantitative relationship between people and items, Vladimir Kutyrev's point of view is interpreted by the author as the 'counter-malthusianism'. In his article Fatenkov critisizes religious sympathies of the author of 'Time Mortido' but understands his statements about the technological threat to humans and the rescue nature of real alive beauty. Taking into account contemporary trends in demography and technology, Fatenkov analyzes different scenarios of the further development of events. At the end of his book Vladimir Kutyrev makes a rather stimulating conclusion that it is too early to die!
Keywords: death, nature, human, philosophy, Vladimir Kutyrev, «Time Mortido», life, counter-malthusianism, face, beauty
Vladimir Kutyrev. Bytie ili Nichto // Kto segodnya delaet filosofiyu v Rossii. T. III / Avtor-sostavitel' A.S. Nilogov. – M.: OOO «Sam Poligrafist», 2015. – S. 60–90.
Kutyrev V.A. Vremya Mortido. – SPb.: Aleteyya, 2012. – 336 s. – (Tela mysli).
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