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The Soviet Genealogy of “Orthodox Morality”
Ethics, Orthodoxy and Modernity

The Soviet Genealogy of “Orthodox Morality”

The term “Orthodox morality”—in combination with “traditional values”—is unquestionably a neologism. A passage from Friedrich Nietzsche’s “Genealogy of Morals” gets right to the point of Aristotle Papanikolaou’s recent essay on Public Orthodoxy: “We need a critique of moral values, the value of these values is […] to be called into question—and for this purpose a…

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