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


The concept of creativity in the problem field of modern social philosophy

This paper speaks of the growing interest in the category of creativity among the scientific community of interdisciplinary discourse, and the place of creativity among philosophical disciplines. Creativity as a property of the social environment is characteristic of the type of society in which traditions have not managed to become a universal form of behavior, prompting the subjects of society to permanently reflect on habitual patterns of behavior, the production of unique forms, and the original synthesis of previously known ideas and social practices.

Risk and Safety in a Modern Social and Philosophical Discourse: Valuable Aspect

In article the problem of a ratio of risk and safety in daily existence and consciousness of the modern person is considered. From positions of valuable approach the author reveals interrelation of these categories, and also defines preconditions of updating of a perspective of safety in a modern discourse social and the humanities. Within the accepted approach safety types in traditional, modernist and post-modernist society are considered.

Valuable Sistem of Modern Youth in the Conditions of Social Changes

Transformation of social representations, different social and individual changes highlights the issue of value-semantic relation to oneself and the world in the context of a person’s integrity and activity. It is emphasized that the era of modernity is characterized by the revision of established social norms, the revaluation of values. The article describes the value priorities of students, clarifies their nature and informative content, sex and age dynamics is determined, value types are indicated.

The Secular and the Religious Aspects in Modern Education

One of the peculiarities of modern communication is the desire to learn another culture not singling out its values, i.e. the qualitative characteristics of the modern world development is the unconditional priority of knowledge over traditions. Thus, the immanent aspiration of any culture to a dialogue is opposed to the actual running globalization. Modern globalization process is, first of all, the birth of the new social system, built on the domination of informational technologies.

Theological education as a basic factor of socialization and the formation of value orientations in a dynamically changing society

In a dynamically changing society, the problem of the formation of value attitudes and the preservation of traditions is one of the main and paramount issues for the construction of social relations. State policy aimed at constructive interaction of various institutions responsible for socialization is a guarantee of the stability of social relations themselves.

Formation of the National Culture-Educational Space: the Problem of the Inheritance of the Soviet Experience

In this article the analysis of the destination key point of the modern education is described and also the series of problems that take place in the national system of education and culture is disclosed. We pay attention to the role of the religion in the spiritual life of the society and we develop the problem of the ideological and spiritual content of the modern education. It is the formation of the national culture-educational space which is impossible without the rethinking of the positive and negative soviet experience that is underlined.

Culture Time in the Context of Valuable and Estimated Relation of the Person to the World

The article presents the process of cultural development as a continuous activity, in which the values are produced by the marketed value relevant to the world. Existential human self-determination through the material and the natural environment is shown in creating cultural forms: objects, images, concepts, relations, traditions, characters.

Social Axiological Rhizome: the Zone of Risk Escalation

This article analyzes the axiological situation of the modern society. The author believes that the axiological foundation of the modern society has lost features of the system, but continues to be a holistic formation, homogeneous in nature, which is evolving non-linearly in different directions without having a single centre and multiple in nature. The most appropriate name for such formation is taken from postmodern philosophy, i.e rhizome. Besides, the paper also postulates that axiological rhizome determines riskogenics of the modern society.

Some Gender Differences of Happiness

The article discusses the different approaches the concept of happiness. Shows the results of studies of gender differences in the representation of happiness. On the basis of empirical research identified the descriptors that represent the concept of «male» and «female» happiness.

The Value Basis of the Society of Symbolic Consumption

The article is dedicated to consideration of values in a society of symbolic consumption. Changes in all spheres of society forces people to think about the value basis of their own life. The ethics of hoarding is replaced by the ethics of squandering, and it happens because of the spread of symbolic consumption. Symbolic consumption interacts with the moral sphere of social consciousness, creating new value structure. Therefore we must search personal identity in the space of a society.