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

русская философия

Architects of Utopia: «A Town Without a Name» of V. F. Odoyevsky

Theoretical significance of Utopia has not lost its projecting importance because constant want of cardinal changes, the wish to exceed the bounds of reality and to accomplish the impossible are the known signs of Utopian thinking, discrepant and dual by itself. From the one hand, it gives hope for happiness and, being subverting in its nature, impudently, in an innovatory manner withstands and disputes the existing reality.


Статья посвящена рассмотрению проблемы рационального и иррационального в познании в русской критической философии А. И. Введенского и В. Э. Сеземана. Выделяется спе- цифика методологии Введенского в его исследованиях возможности достижения цельного мировоззрения, основанного на критическом подходе в теории познания. Обозначенная в рамках критической методологии проблема демаркации научного и вненаучного знания показывает самоочевидность существования взаимоотношения между рациональными и иррациональными феноменами.

About Features of S. Н. Bulgakov's Philosophical Outlook

The article is devoted to the consideration of the features of the philosophical worldview of S. N. Bulgakov – a representative of Russian religious philosophy of the turn of the XIX – early XX centuries in the context of the cultural and historical and socio-political realities of the time and the established traditions, trends characteristic of Russian philosophy. On the whole, the understanding of the philosopher’s philosophical creativity is not possible without knowing the main coordinates of his worldview.

In Sourses of National Philosophical Culture Formation:the Russian Literary Salons of 19 Сentury

This article is dedicated to the research of the literary salons 19 century on the example of A.P. Elagina, Z.A. Volkonskaja and V.F. Odoevskij salons. We analyzed positive and negative traits of these salons, the problems, the places and the significances of the literary salons in Russian culture. It is proved scientifically: they have rendered great services to the forming of the national philosophical ideas and to their dissemination.

Moral in Politics: Social and Religious Contexts of Russian Philosophy

The question of moral and politics correlation has a deep background. All philosophers, who studied political process, made different conclusions. The correlation of moral and politics is very important problem in the world of modern social changes.

German Pronunciation of the Historiography of Russian Philosophy

This article is devoted to the analysis of development of such scientific discipline as the historiography of Russian philosophy. The text compares two contrary points of view to the character of Russian philosophy: the loan-word one and the original one. The article points out how the loan-word paradigm of the historiography received the preference to the original paradigm in the first period of the historiography` s development.

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.

Russian Idea: Historical and Philosophical and Social Foundations

The article examines the genesis of the notion «Russian idea», its place
in Russian religious thought, its influence on public consciousness of
Russian intelligentsia of the late XIX – the early XX centuries

B. V. Jakovenko about Russian Philosophy

B. V. Yakovenko's works devoted to Russian philosophy are analyzed
in article. Jakovenko rejects idea of feature and originality of Russian
philosophy, becoming the opponent of N. A. Berdjaev's ideas.
Author argues that, in spite of critical relation to Russian philosophy,
B. V. Jakovenko is a part of Russian philosophical tradition.

Historical-philosophical views of V. I. Zasulich (On the example of the work “Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The experience of characteristics of his social ideas”)

The article is devoted to the work of the Russian revolutionary, writer and Marxist theorist V. I. Zasulich. The subject of consideration is the historical and philosophical views of the thinker, which are analyzed on the basis of her study devoted to the work of J.-J. Rousseau – “Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The experience of characteristics of his social ideas”, which previously remained almost without the attention of researchers. The purpose of the work is to analyze the basic principles of the approach of V. I.