Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-7671 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1948 (Online)


The Concept of Risk in the Problem Field of Social Sciences

The article discusses the methodological problems of researching risks in the social sciences and the ways of conceptualizing in social philosophy, posed and solved the question of the general methodological principles of researching social risks. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of ontological started risks associated with states of risk-taking reality and the structure of risk-taking space. Anthropological foundation of risks presented in the article with concept «ambivalent people».

The Philosopher’s Conceptual World

The article is devoted to a philosophical heritage of a well-known native Russian philosopher V.P. Kokhanovsky. This work represents the analysis of ideas and principles of dialectics in epistemological models of the world, that were conceptually shaped by the Rostov scientist. Also this thesis identifies the contribution of the thinker to development of historical-philosophical knowledge. The author of the article mentions the role of professor V.P. Kokhanovsky in development of philosophical education in the higher school. 

Theoretic-Methodical Researches оn «Freedom»

This article deals with the main aspects of studies of «freedom» as
philosophical category. Special attention is paid to the linguistic peculiarity
of this term and the formation of the definition. It is given a short
analysis of main approaches to the definition of «freedom». In spite
of great variety of scientific references and a number of researches
it is extremely important to proceed studying this theme because of
lack of understanding of this phenomenon as a whole and in order to
avoid misunderstanding.

The question of normativity in the concept of truth as unconcealedness by M. Heidegger

 The article is devoted to the consideration of the issue of normativity in the concept of truth as unconcealedness (???????) by M. Heidegger. The question of the normativity of truth as unconcealedness (???????) greatly worried Heidegger's critics even during the philosopher's life. The article reveals the perspective of this criticism in the context of the “argument of law” and understanding the boundaries of conceptual normativity regarding truth.