Discreet charm of glamour

Osinovskaya A.

In this article the phenomenon of glamour is analysed. Philosophical and culturological aspects are stressed in the article. The author considers connection of glamour with the idea of time, describes its ideological structure, esthetical aspects, poetical features.

Ethical reasons of rationality in the antinomistic monodualizm by S. Frank and ethical rationalism by E. Levinas

Stepanishchev S.A.

This article devoted to examination of the ethical justifications of rationality in philosophies of Semen Frank and Emmanuel Levinas in context of their critics of classical ideas about thinking and subject. Moreover, philosophical conceptions by Levinas and Frank realizes as conditional on one's philosopher existential context and doom interweaved in the historical fortune of European culture. philosophical bases of history and a historical science are analyzed.

Evolution of the theory media education: from protectionism to the realization of civil rights

Shergova O.B.

The article is focused on the evolution of the media education problem domain, on the analysis of the main approaches to the subject and on the demonstration of the new vector of development in media education.

Existence of man as a problem of postindustrial epoch

Golubeva L.N.

The subject under discussion in the article is the position and dignity of a man in the age of computer technologies and Internet. The author does not agree with the post-modernism treatment of man as «a machine of desire» and thinks that the category of «Spirit» should not be eliminated in the cognition of man, though it gives the irrational shade and trings together art and philosophy in the contemporary world.

Fashion as a cultural, semiotic and psychological phenomenon

Rosin V.M.

In this essay fashion is regarded as cultural-semiotic phenomenon. Different points of view and interpretations of fashion development and functions, of the fashion nature, fashion language, fashion terms are presented.


Pomerants G.S.

The author regards the notion of hierarchy in the light of its different meanings in the Indian, Chinese, Russian cultures. He analyses interaction between hierarchy and freedom. The author points that when hierarchy depresses freedom it becomes fragile and destroys itself, and otherwise, freedom, that destroyed hierarchy, destroys itself too. The loosing of balance between secular and spiritual views can lead to the big tyranny. The true freedom, the author believes, - is the freedom of high hierarchy, freedom of the eternal, indeterminate inside us: it's the God will, that became our own will.

Hierarchy disappointment

Kurochkina M.N.

The problem of the hierarchy in the context of postmodernism, the main features of postmodernism and postmodernism art are concerned in the article. The author notes, that with the vertical value hierarchy abolition - postmodernism abolished ethical, religion, sense pathos, and gave place to horizontal life pathos, - pathos of sensual, private, marginal, absurd worldview.

Historical fortunes of European culture

Povilaytis V.I.

Article is devoted philosophy of history of G.A. Lan-dau. Ideas of the Russian thinker are analyzed in a context of philosophy of Russian abroad. The problem of the philosophical bases of history and a historical science are analyzed.

Iconic time in the «Dialectics of Myth» by A.F. Losev

Zotkina O.Y.

In this article the author offers culturological interpretation of Losev`s theory of time. The connection between time and eternity is the foundation of this theory. Therefore it is possible to see it in the context of iconic vision. This vision is taken as the universal «optics» of Orthodox Christian cultural tradition. The personal nature of image is one of its main points, but it is the foundation of Losev`s theory as well. It also defines the difference between Losev`s approach and many others.

Lessons of German «interpretative» sociology of culture

Gudkov L.D.

The problem of culture sociology is regarded in the article. The author analyses M.Weber, G.Simmel, F.Tenbruck conceptions, presents new sociological program, based on the culture investment, ideas history, symbolic forms, spiritual heritage, formulates main theoretical-methodological principles of cultural sociology.

Mysticism and philosophical mystics

Hlebnikov G.V.

In the paper are analyzed the notions of mystic and mysticism. The Author argues that mystic is not an illusion but special kind of reality, which forms the inner dimension of being and human's life.


Yakimovitch A.K.

The term postmodernism describes the whole range of art, intellectual, scientific, socio-psychological phenomenons of the postindustrial society. The attempts to analyze the diversity of the civil activity of late XX century people as postmodern were taken by so called civilization diagnosticians. Different interpretations of postmodern worldview are concerned in the article: interpretations by J.-F. Lyotard, J. Derrida, G. Deleuze, J. Baudrillard. The described by postmodernists desiring machines and the pleasure of the text guide us through the borders of Humanitas to the bio-cosmic dimension.

P.S. Popov as a historian of the pre-Revolutionary university philosophy

Semenova A.I.

The paper is devoted to P.S. Popov's memoirs which has been practically unknown and not studied.

Russian philosophy: study in archive epistemology by T.G. Shschedrina

Olhov P.A.

The review analyses T.G. Shschedrina's book «Archive of the Epoch: thematical unity of the Russian philosophy». Moscow, ROSSPEN Publishers, 2008. In a detailed and consequent manner it presents the content of the book and its conceptual basis. It claims that T.G. Shschedrina's experience of the «archives epistemology» is quite productive for contemporary historico-philosophical investigations of the Russian intellectual tradition.

The construction of everyday life in the Soviet cinema art of the 60's

Glebkina N.V.

There are 60th years of XX century when the everyday life becomes the object of focused interest in literature and cinema. The paper discusses the base approaches to the representation of everyday life in the cinema of 60th. The main material of the investigation is interior. One can say about two images of everyday life in the cinema: the first is deliberately created by a director, the second is the trace of the sociocultural reality (this discrimination is similar to Cl. Geertz's «models for - models of» opposition). The author reveals the interaction of these images considering different types of interior.

The phenomenon of wandering («strannichestvo»)

Dorofeev D.B.

In the article the phenomenon of wandering in Russian and western European cultures is regarded: the historical forms of wandering, the functions of wandering in Russian culture (as a «balancing transcendence») and in European culture (as «immanent dynamism»). The philosophical analysis of wandering helps to reveal the attitude of the wanderer to time and space, the lifestyle of the wanderer.

The possibility of the general text theory

Abramyan N.L.

The article deals with the question of the history of text studies represented in different research trends, with the correlation between the concepts «language / speech / text», and with differents aspects of general text theory.


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