Biography of Georgij Aleksandrov (1908-1961)

Russian philosopher, born in 1908 and died in 1961. It was great defender, in times of Stalin, historical materialism professed by the regime. Member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, especially dealt with the history of philosophy. His main work Istorija zapadno-e-vropejskoj filosofi (1946, published in English in 1949 under the title A History of Western European Philosophy) Stalin earned him the award and was the subject of a hard philosophical polemic starring A. Zadanov