Dostoyevsky on Perfection in “The Idiot” (Part Two) by Partially Examined Life

More on the novel with guest Corey Mohler, considering Dostoyevsky explicitly as an existentialist in terms of his analysis of the crisis of meaning and his consequent views on religion.

Listen to part 1 first, or get the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition.

End song: “Don Quixote” (acoustic, 2010) by Nik Kershaw, as interviewed on the Nakedly Examined Music podcast #37. Don Quixote is Myshkin’s literary forebear.