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Historico-Philocophical Analysis of the Notion of Health in Natural Science and Russian Philosophy

Ragimova Olga Alexandrovna, Saratov State University
Lysenko E. M., Smolnyy institute RAO

A historico-philosophical analysis of the notion of health in the ontological, gnoseological, and axiological context has been carried out in the article. It analyses the views on the notion of health, starting from the cosmocentric indigenous beliefs of the Rusichi and ending with the modern scientific and philosophical interpretations of that phenomenon. The article illustratively proves that the issue of health concerns not only the exponents in the field of medicine but also physiologists, teachers, psychologists, philosophers and each of us, for it functions as an essential characteristic of the human life-manifestations, harmonizing our interaction with the world. The authors accentuate the significance of the social and spiritual moral element of the notion of health. The authorial definition of human health in the anthropocentric sense is given.

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