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


The life path of a personality: The experience of socio-philosophical conceptualization

Introduction. The purpose of the study is to carry out a socio-philosophical analysis of the scientific heritage of researchers of the concept of the “life path of a personality”, to systematize the material, as well as to create a foundation for a socio-philosophical understanding of this category. Theoretical analysis. The article identifies three dimensions through which the concept under study is presented: everyday, artistic and scientific. Their specificity is determined, as well as the existing difficulties in their relationship.

Relationship between Value System and Psychological Structure of Students' Initiative

The article presents the results of the research focused on students’
value system and initiative, including the significance of different groups of values for them. Psychological structure of initiative as a
personality trait; significance of abstract, concrete values and also
values of professional and personal self-realization; relationships
between the significance of the group of terminal values, contentsemantic
and instrumental-stylistic characteristics of initiative are

The Person’s Commitment to Their Country from the Perspective of Individual Life Values

The article is devoted to the topical problem of studying psychological
factors of person’s commitment to their country, with individual
life values being their integral parts. The author has undertaken an
empirical study of the value orientations of the representatives of
Russia and Kazakhstan, who are committed to their country and
who want to emigrate. The study is based on the S.Н. Schwartz’s
motivational values concept and understanding of the psychological

The Ideological Aspects of the Everyday Life of Society

The article is devoted to the notion of ideology and its role in the everyday life practices of everyday life. It was determined that the theoretical basis of ideology was the idea of sample, the formation of which has a The mental, national and spiritual traditions have the significant impact for the formation of its theoretical basis. The main factor contributing to the development of ideological offers includes daily existence, in which the testing takes place ideological and development of the main aspects of the ideology such as the ideas, norms and values.

The Dynamics of Value Orientations of the Creative Elite in a Risk Society

In this article the author makes an attempt to determine the reasons for the loss of civilizational identity, coupled with the loss of the previous values and social certainty. He is trying to figure out the role played by the creative elite in shaping the cultural identification attitudes of society in modern Russia. The article traces the dynamics of formation and development of Russian identity in the transition period. Analyzes the direction and nature of the state of social dynamics.

Value Factors of Readiness to Change in Duty Status in Military Personnel at Different Stages of Army Socialization

The article presents the relevance of the study of the value determination of military personnel readiness to change in duty status. 226 men which divided into 4 subsamples: the average age of which was 18,1 ± 0,4 (freshmen), 20,1 ± 0,51 (third year), 21,9 ± 0,9 (final course) , 34,1 ± 5,3 (active officers) involved in the study. The portrait questionnaire of Schwartz values, the method «Personality readiness for change», original scales of readiness to change the service situation of military men are used.

The Historic-Philosophical Analysis of the Problem of the Estimatе

During the historic-philosophical analysis is found out, what exactlyI. Kant has divided spheres of knowledge, values and the estimations carried by it accordingly to gnoseology, ethics and an aesthetics.Thus, it is necessary to note, that I. Kant has not created the estimate-valuable theory and at all has not realized up to the end an essence of the problem put by it. Subtleties of the estimate-valuable theory its followers V. Windelband and H. Rickert have started to understand and comprehend all.

The Conflict and the Order in Civilization Structures

The author analyzes the conflicts of civilizations in this article. The Author considers the reasons of these conflicts that are created value.
The value of one civilization disagrees with the value of other civilizations. At the end of article he draws a conclusion. The problem
of civilization’s conflicts has to be studied together with modern global problems and problems of modernizations. 

The Highest Values in Strategies of Civilization Development

This article is devoted to analysis of descriptions and contradictions of humanism. It is emphasis, that the formation and the degeneracy of humanism is a main cause of crisis the modern European consciousness. In proclamation the orientation to the human being, the different directions of humanism are rejecting the objectivity of highest values and went over to the position of nihilism.

The Individual in Modern Society : Life Strategies, Values, Risks (round table materials)

Междисциплинарные исследования весьма актуальной темы «Личность в пространстве рисков» в научном сообществе философов, психологов, педагогов Саратовского университета имеют свою предысторию. В сентябре 2008 г. был проведен «круглый стол» по теме «Личность в группах риска», где обсуждались философские и психологические проблемы рискогенного поведения личности, выдвигались разные модели групп риска, выяснялись соотношение коллективных и индивидуальных рисков, возможные сценарии управления ситуациями риска в малых группах.