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


Gabriel Gordon: Fate and Philosophical Creativity

In this article the analysis of the archival materials connected with name of Russian neokantianist Gabriel Gordon is spent. His memoirs, his communication with The Universities of Moscow and Marburg, a situation in academic environment in the end XIX ? beginnigs of XX centuries are investigated in details.


Scientific Criterions in Normative Theory: Neo-Kantianism and Kelsen’s Theory of Law

In the paper the problem of applicability of scientific criterions in the process of construction of humanitarian theory. Subjectness, objectivity, truth, validity, verification, falsification as criterions were formed in natural sciences. These criteria should be interpreted in a new way in view of specificity of humanitarian knowledge. The analysis of the problem is based on studying a historical example of construction of a humanitarian theory. As an example experience of construction of the theory of law by Hans Kelsen in jurisprudence is examined.