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


The Institutional Person and the Order of Society: Plato-Aristotle's Tradition and Modern Democracy

The paper is devoted to considering the philosophical heritage of Plato and Aristotle touching upon the problems of the institutional person as a representative of the community of people. The dominating influence of culture and the education of society on the essence of the established owner of moral and intellectual properties is fixed. Special attention is also paid to disclosing the quality of its functional coordination with the habit of society regarding the concrete ruling regime.

Globalization and Individualization: Logic of Social and Philosophical Interrelation

Article is devoted to a research of processes of globalization in the context of the structure and specifics of transformation of global society. Against the background of globalization there is a deformation of the existing subjects that often is represented researchers of society as something, destroying social solidarity. The special place in the context of the delivered problem is allocated to a dichotomy research «collective – individual». The author criticizes the dominating theory that because of globalization there is individualization.

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.

Professional-Ethical Culture of Personality

Theoretical analysis of «professional-ethical culture of personality» notion within the bounds of activity, axiological and personal approaches is made. Correlation between profession and ethics is elicited. It is underlined that ethics is the core of professional culture.

«Man» and «Woman» on the Podium Postmodern

Article is devoted social philosophically to the analysis of one of actual problems of modern gender researches – permutation of the gender text of culture in a postmodern situation. The author reveals the main signs of cardinal changes which undergo gender very types of classical culture. The special attention in article is paid to the analysis of a wide range sociocultural a determinant which cause deep metamorphoses of genders of masculine and feminny type.


Основной задачей статьи является выявление представлений о временных траекториях развития культуры ряда восточных и европейских стран, включая Россию. Речь идет не о реальном (историческом) времени развития культуры и его периодизации, но именно о представлениях о конфигурации временных траек- торий, заданных спецификой конкретной культуры, до опреде- ленной степени формирующих национальную идентичность.

Migratory Processes in a Socio-philosophical Discourse: from Ecology to Culture

In article migrations as a special form of the social dynamics implying spatial movement of individuals or social groups are considered. The author pushes the key principles determining need of the social and philosophical analysis of migrations namely – complexity and complexity of migratory processes, and also their transformation throughout history of a development of humanity in connection with change of the dominating configurations of social space.

To a Problem of a Parity of True and Creativity in a Context of Freedom

In  this  article  is  investigated  the  problem  of  a  parity  of  true  and  creativity.  It  is  shown,  that  interpretation  of  true  depends  on  character  of  understanding  and  realization  of  a  principle  of  freedom  which  mastering  is  a  necessary  condition  of  development  of  creative  potential  at  the  person. 

The Culture, Sciens and Religion in Structural Psycho-Analysis by Jacque Lacan

The author considers the theory of structural psychoanalysis, suggest by Jacque Lacan. On the ground of this theory the author tryes to interpret Lacan’s concepts of culture including its components such as science and religion. 

Structural and Functional Approach to the Cultural and Psychological Research of Psychological Personal Competence

Structural and functional approach is suggested as a base for cultural and psychological personal competence modeling. The competence
is considered to be an integrated social psychological characteristic of a person and reflects his efficient cooperation with cultural environment.
The article shows the significance of cultural and psychologicalcompetence in realization of life perspectives of a person, his
professional and citizenly achievements.