Georgia’s Philosophical Landscape – Spiritual Foundations and Perspectives

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Anastasia Zakariadze Irakli Brachuli


This article discusses the main trends of Georgian philosophy: its basic principles and perspectives, the importance of the Western, especially the European cultural heritage, and the Georgian contribution to the history of ideas in a global perspective. Metaphysical questions of cognition, truth, identity, virtue and value, wisdom and power, as well as issues of ethical, social, political and aesthetic values, phenomenological, philosophical-theological and linguistic research are central to Georgian philosophy and exemplify its continuing relevance vis-à-vis the Western tradition in its broadest sense. Although philosophical ideas in Georgia rarely matured into a well-balanced, selfsufficient system, one may distinguish as original conceptions some ideas of Christian Neo-Platonism and Aletheological Realism.

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ZAKARIADZE, Anastasia; BRACHULI, Irakli. Georgia’s Philosophical Landscape – Spiritual Foundations and Perspectives. Annals of the University of Bucharest - Philosophy Series, [S.l.], v. 66, n. 1, july 2017. ISSN 0068-3175. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 july 2019.