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


Visual Representation as a Way of Constructing - Reconstructing a Psychological Situation

Outcomes of a psychological analysis and of a theoretical reflection of the notions of a «psychological situation» and of a «visual representation» are presented. Such traits of a psychological situation as an integrity, an openness, a dynamics, an instability, a non-linearity are specified. It is stated that any visual forms incorporate a certain meaning loading, and produce a meaning visual. A photographic picture as a kind of a visual representation subject to an interpretative comprehension is considered.

Russian Idea: Character and Meaning

The author analyzes reflections and meanings of the russian idea. The
author based his research on studies of religious sources and special
literature on problems of history of Russian philosophy and elaborates
upon the vivid expression of the Russian idea as «Mother Russia». At
the same time the author researches the antinomy of religious and
political meanings of such concepts as «Moscow is the Third Rome»
and «The Great Russia».

The Dialogic Structure of Artistic Reflection

This article is devoted to analysis of dialogic dimensions of art as an essential phenomenon in artistic experience of contemporary man. The concept of «dialogue» is analyzed to be the fundamental principle of the relation of a person with art. The concept of «artistic reflection» is considered as a key to problem of the dialogic interpretation of artistic work. Phenomenon of artistic dialogue is interpreting here as a unity of individual and common in artistic experience.

Personal maturity: A research model in the context of an event approach

Introduction. The problem of personal maturity, its criteria and mechanisms of achievement, acts as one of the significant and urgent problems in modern psychological science. A large number of scientific papers are devoted to the interpretation and definition of this concept, the search for its content and structural elements. Theoretical analysis. Based on the systematization of theoretical material, the author builds a model for the analysis of personal maturity (in the context of the event approach).

Development of cadets’ cognitive interest: Reflexive approaches and modes

Introduction. Development of cognitive interest of cadets is one of the pedagogical aspects of great importance. Cognitive interest determines the effectiveness of mastering professional and humanitarian disciplines and contributes to the formation of cadets’ personality, aimed at their further self-improvement. Theoretical analysis. The study of modern sources allowed to come to the conclusion that the cognitive interest of cadets, being a quality of the personality, has a direct connection with such a phenomenon as reflexion. Empirical analysis.