Alexander Zinoviev


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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Zinovyev (October 29, 1922 – May 10, 2006) was a prominent Russian logician and dissident writer of social critique.

Born to a poor provincial family, he distinguished himself in the Second World War and later in the scholarship of logic. In the 1970s he arose with criticum of the Soviet political system, sacrificing his high academical station in Moscow. ... more »

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  • ''They were right. The Soviet régime is not the embodiment of evil as you think in the West. They have laws and I broke them. I hate tea and they love tea. Who is wrong?''
    Alexander Zinoviev (b. 1922), Soviet philosopher. Sunday Times (London, May 3, 1981). On his forced exile from the Soviet Union.
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