Dostoevsky and the Drama of Ideas That Matter
Jun 21, 2020
Fyodor Dostoevsky was a novelist of ideas. Philosophical convictions inspired his characters’ actions—and his own. As a writer, he portrayed moral principles with passionate intensity. As a man, he took part in Russia’s debates and dangers (including hard labor in Siberia). Ayn Rand praised his “superb mastery of plot structure.” We will see why.