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

human being

Spirituality as the Highest Value in a Person’s Life

The article describes spirituality as the highest value and the basis
of the existence of a person. The key point of the article is that
the process of becoming a spiritual person doesn’t happen all on
its own and doesn’t depend on the subject itself. On the contrary,
this process requires a certain amount of efforts to happen and
even an inner heroic deed of person, seeking for a spiritual and
cultural growth. The conclusion is that the spirituality is a unique

The Problem of Human Being in the Conditions of the Next Technological Revolution

The paper is considered the problems of human being in the face of a looming technological revolution that will change not only the technological structure, but also social conditions. It is considered the most significant effects of five previous technological revolutions for a human, from the industrial revolution of the end of the XVIII century to the computer revolution of the end of the XX century. It is represented a general picture of changes in the technological and social life, which will determine the nature of human being in the next half of century.

Freedom of Human Being in Russian Religious Philosophy

The article is devoted to the principle of freedom as the guiding principle of Russian religious philosophy.

Birth and Death of the Subject in A. Kozhev's Philosophy

The article explores how Kozhev repeatedly strengthens the role of the anthropological factor in being, preserving the basis of Hegel’s philosophical approach and at the same time attributing this intention to Hegel himself. Since Kozhev defines a person as an entity taken in isolation, but understood as a component element of the reality, humanity becomes the only one responsible for the dialectical, i.e. historical dimension in being. On the contrary, Hegel attributes the logic of historicity and dialectical development to all identity, including nature, as a whole.

Philosophical Aspect of Perceiving Landscapes as Sceneries

The article deals with the philosophical aspect of perceiving landscapes and reflecting the same in sceneries. The author pays particular attention to landscape and scenery research methodology, this methodology covering interdisciplinarity, synergy and convergence alongside with mental and sacral nature of these phenomena.