“The point of departure of peoples determines their fate”: Peter Chaadaev and Alexis de Tocqueville
... thinker Alexis de Tocqueville had stolen from him a “deep thought” that the point of departure of peoples determined their fate. Russian and foreign scholars interpreted... ... important for Chaadaev, who used this phrase in different contexts. Having compared Russian translations of the texts by Tocqueville and Chaadaev, the author concludes that although the translators... ... “Democracy in America”, Peter Chaadaev, letter of Peter Chaadaev to Alexander Turgenev, problems of translation of academic texts, revolution
Dementev I. О.