I never thought it possible (at least, for myself) – to snapshot
the process of creation. At best, its result.
But here is the photograph of the remarkable philosopher
Evald Vasilyevich Ilyenkov. He’s thinking... or just my camera reflected
«Life is not a scheme, of course. However, behind
the variety of its forms and phenomena one should see the law governing
all things and making its motley to be lucid and plain...» He would
be seeking this law for the rest of his life, exploring the nature
of human consciousness. He had not, probably, found it out, but advanced
us (in extremely severe conditions for thinking) to the comprehension
Perhaps, while the indelicate camera clicked the shutter, he was
Now we can only guess. Or to read the texts he left us as a memento.