Philosophy

Tolerance in the Intercultural Interaction: Epistemological Procedure of Reading

The content of the epistemological procedure of reading in the intercultural interaction is developed in the given paper, and cognitive mechanism of tolerance is revealed.

The Moral Regulation as a Form of Social Violence

Society should get effective instrument of regulation of individuals` behavior. Society uses morality as a universal system of compulsion. Morality is also used as an instrument of socialization and demarcation between social and asocial elements, and as an instrument of punishment. Concepts used to identify socially unacceptable actions are: obscenity, shame, guilt. The content of these concepts is determined by social norms relevant in the specific cultural context.

Dynamics of Globalizing Economy in Discursive Management Context: European and Chinese Strategies

Close connection between economic, cultural and political sphere of America, Europe and China leads to situation that the slightest crisis in one of these areas objectively affects the others. Competent management, the social contract which role is carried out now by principles of the socially-focused state therefore is required. Positive value for that matter gets also searching of optimum models of discursive regulation of global transformations.

Can We See Causal Relation?

Several philosophers and psychologists contend that we can see causal relation in some cases. In this article it is suggested – based on the analysis of Susanna Siegel and Steven Butterfill views – that we can see causal relation only in cases of simple mechanical movements.

Singular and Plural: Postmetaphysical Aspect

The article deals with the reception of traditional notions in contemporary philosophy. The transformation of singular and plural in philosophy of G. Deleuze, J. Derrida, J.-L. Nancy, A. Badiou is analyzed. The author draws a conclusion that the relation between singular and plural is problemizing in postmetaphysical philosophy and realization of the impossibility of their opposition takes place. 

Genealogy and Social Memory: a Methodological Analysis

The article is devoted to the philosophical analysis of the social memory with the comparative historical method of genealogy, which allows to consider a person in its entirety with the world, that means in the unity of the cultural and social links between generations. The possibility of using a philosophical genealogy method to the phenomenon of the social memory is revealed through the categorical comparison of the source of social life and customs.

The Phenomenon of the «Creative Class» in the Social Space

Article discusses the phenomenon of the «creative class», which formation leads to a transformation in the structure of society. Representatives of the new class are considered from the social,  economic, personal and professional positions. Modern concept of creativity plays different from the traditional form of thinking. This makes it possible to increase the level of innovation development of society. Compares traditional and creative types of communities are considered their positive and negative features. Creative class is analyzed in the field of domestic social space.

Nietzsche and the Ontological History of Nihilism

The article deals with the investigation of the question of Nietzsche’s understanding of historicity of the stages of nihilist formation. The author examines the tendency of the positioning of formation of the essence which is distinctive for Nietzsche’s and Heidegger’s ontological historicism. Special attention is devoted to comparison of the hermeneutics of nihilist formation in the ontological discourse of Heidegger and Derrida.

Tolerance: Approaches to the Problem

Article presents various approaches to the problem of tolerance: in context of special natural qualities of the personality, or assimilated into the educational process, as a characteristic of interpersonal relationships in small groups as a principle of social interaction within the framework of the philosophy of liberalism. Current methodological approaches to the problem are highlight.

Philosophical Aspect of Perceiving Landscapes as Sceneries

The article deals with the philosophical aspect of perceiving landscapes and reflecting the same in sceneries. The author pays particular attention to landscape and scenery research methodology, this methodology covering interdisciplinarity, synergy and convergence alongside with mental and sacral nature of these phenomena.

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