social memory

Social Memory as Modernization Resource: Top Wasps of the Past in the Russian Political Landscape

Article is devoted to the question of use of social memory as the main resource of the modernization processes proceeding in modern Russia. The author analyzes actual strategy of the appeal to the past, coming to a conclusion that the Russian modernization is characterized by the special political and sociocultural goals, is cardinal not similar to reference points of «catching-up modernization».

Genealogy and Social Memory: a Methodological Analysis

The article is devoted to the philosophical analysis of the social memory with the comparative historical method of genealogy, which allows to consider a person in its entirety with the world, that means in the unity of the cultural and social links between generations. The possibility of using a philosophical genealogy method to the phenomenon of the social memory is revealed through the categorical comparison of the source of social life and customs.

Strategy of a Policy of Memory on Postimperial Space

Article is devoted transformation of social memory in the conditions of the post-Soviet territory. Specificity of the post-Soviet territory is designing of alternative types of the social memory meaningly opposed to the Soviet past. On the basis of the spatial analysis of social memory presented in works by P. Nora, and P. Burde’s structuralist methodology the author considers change of a symbolical configuration of the post-Soviet territory in which peripheral types of social memory take a dominating place.

The Phenomenon of Forgetting and the Dialogue of Cultures in the Globalizing Society: the Russian Experience

The article is devoted to phenomenon of forgetting as an integral element of dialogue of cultures in the being globalized world. It is possible to allocate not only ways of preservation of historical memory, but also types of forgetting in a context of sharp social transformations of society. A specific of historical amnesia in the conditions of modern Russian society consists in an attempt to correlate phenomena of live, communicative memory to essentially other political symbolics.

Topology of Social Space: from Geography to Social Philosophy

The purpose of article is consideration of methodological transformation of the concept «social space» of a context of social and philosophical thought of the XX century. Withdrawal from an initial identification of physical space and social space is considered, drafts of the spatial analysis of the society, developed by P. Bourdieu and B. Verlen are analyzed. P. Bourdieu considers social space as set of the positions taken by certain individuals, and correlation of these positions is defined not only the objective public relations, but also mental designs of individuals. B.

Social Ontology of Culture in the View of Anthropological Reflection

The article is devoted to the social ontological analysis of culture in its anthropological reflection. The problem field of the ontology of culture initially involves the process of anthropogenesis. We are talking about the consideration of the origin of human society and culture with the help of the comparative-historical method of genealogy, aimed at identifying the origins and beginnings of human existence. The specificity of the philosophical method of Friedrich Nietzsche’s genealogy is considered.

Social Memory in the Life Space of Socium

The article discusses modern problems of inheritance and perception of the past from the standpoint of the categorical apparatus of social philosophy. The conceptual bases of the analysis are connected with the comprehension of the heuristic possibilities of the concepts “social space”, “living space”. When analyzing the ontology of social space, three types of spatial relationships should be considered: institutional, spatial-stratification and civilizational. Virtually and spiritually mastered by people, the natural and social space becomes the life space of the society.

Trauma of Social Memory and Psychoanalysis

Focused on memory studies scientists pay attention to so-called
«traumas» – personal, individual; «traumas» of consciousness and
memory. We believe that it’s important to consider the influence of
psychoanalysis on «memory» problem within the framework of «memory
studies» research.

Methodology of Designing of Social Memory in Russian Philosophical Tradition

In article works of little-known Russian philosophers of the beginning of XX century I. M. Grevs and N. P. Antsiferov, devoted to a problem of designing of social memory by means of excursion an expert are considered. The author considers methodological preconditions of the similar relation to the past and reveals potential of use of constructivist methodology for the decision of pressing questions of social philosophy.

Social Memory in Postbook Culture

The article devoted to exploration social memory in postbook culture. Underlines that with the development of information and communication technology occurs complication of memory space: to existing structures are added other forms of representation of knowledge about the past, what leads to formation the multi-faceted and non-linear space.