A. G. Baumgarten’s aesthetic-semiotic concept
In this article, we consider the semiotic concept developed by Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, a founder of modern aesthetics. We describe the principles of the semiotic theory, as expressed in Baumgarten's Metaphysica, particularly in the parts ‘Ontology’ and ‘Psychology’, in which he introduced the basic semiotic terminology. We pay special attention to ...
The "aesthetic turn": from Kant and romanticism to modern philosophy
This article is devoted to the origins of the "aesthetic turn" in contemporary philosophy and the increasing importance of aesthetic categories and art experience for contemporary theories. Kant’s aesthetics, concepts of beauty, the sublime, genius, as well as various aspects of their interpretation ...
Kant’s aesthetic theory in the light of H. G. Gadamer’s hermeneutic project
This article considers H.-G. Gadamer’s hermeneutics in the context of Kant’s aesthetic theory laid down in the Critique of Judgement. Kant facilitated the development of aesthetics as an independent science, for the first time addressing the problem of the cognising and perceiving subject. Gadamer, a prominent 20th century philosopher,...
Aesthetics in the system of Paul Natorp’s philosophy
This article considers the key aspects of P. Natorp’s aesthetics in the system of his philosophy and identifies the legitimate position of aesthetics in the structure of philosophical disciplines: logic, ethics, and philosophy of religion. The author analyses the understanding of aesthetics and philosophyof ...
Kant’s philosophy and foundations of the process of aesthetization in contemporary culture
The article discusses the possibility of detecting the grounds of the aesthetization process in modern culture in the structure of the Kantian philosophy. The connection of Kant's aesthetics with science and morality is traced, and also Kant’s influence on the romantic philosophy of art is revealed. The loss of its classical ...
The essence of the aesthetical education of a child from the perspective of modern psychology
This article analyses the role of aesthetic education in the personality de-velopment of a child. The author emphasizes the importance of aesthetic edu-cation as an imprescriptible part of educational system in the conditions of modern culture. Special attention is given to the methodological ...
The development of the components of theoretical and value forming modules of aesthetic culture in primary school children in physical training classes
There is a need to integrate the stages of modern education at the level of healthcare, culture and physical training of schoolchildren by means of aesthetic culture. The earlier the theoretical framework of aesthetic culture is instilled into schoolchildren, the more efficient is the development of an educated personality of the young generation.
Baroque music: the aesthetic and social ideals
This article analyses the evolution of aesthetic ideals of baroque as the reflection of changes that took place in social consciousness. The author formulates the content standards of aesthetic ideal of baroque music and focuses on the history of spread of baroque music in East Prussia in ...
On question of formation primary school children’s aesthetic culture
The article deals with practical and theoretical questions of modern education, conducts search for new forms, methods, means and regularities of aesthetic culture of school children. The author considers the formation of primary school children aesthetic culture by means of choreography and the attitude of parents and teachers to this process.
The aesthetic position of A. A. Delvig as a critic
This article considers the aesthetic views of Delvig as a critic and identifies the sources that help him develop individual criteria for assessing literary works. The author emphasises his original interpretation of theoretical problems of aesthetics characteristic of Romanticism....
Language as mimesis (lyric poetry in H.-G. Gadamer’s herm¬e¬neutics)
This article deals with the essence of art in Gadamer’s philosophy, including his critical approach to Kantian aesthetical consciousness and subjectification of aesthetical experience in Kant’s philosophy. According to Gadamer, art deals with the notion of truth and should be associated not with aesthetics, but rather with ontology. Thus, art is the experience ...
Tatyana A. Akindinova (1945—2018)
Prof. Dr Tatyana A. Akindinova, a specialist in the aesthetics of Kant and the Neo-Kantians, passed away on the 27th of February, 2018.
Department of Cultural Studies and Philosophy of Culture and Aesthetics, Institute of Philosophy, Saint-Petersburg State University
Aesthetic sensitivity as a fundamental of the modelling the creative development process in children aged 2-5 years
This article provides an overview of the integrated model for developing creativity in children aged 2—5 years based on the principle of upward spiral dynamics. The role of aesthetic sensitivity as the principal structural compo-nent of the mode is analysed from the perspective of cultural and historical psychology and cognitive science.
1. Александров Ю. И., Александрова Н. Л. Комплементарность ...
Services: the ethics and aesthetics of the game
This article considers services as a sphere of social and economic interac- tion with features of game, which makes it possible to approach the analysis of ethic and aesthetic properties of the game taking place in the space of service. The author attempts to define the term “game modality” as a condition for symbolic interactions.
1. Костина А. В. Массовая культура как феномен ...
At the edge of romanticism or beyond it? E. T. A. Hoffmann and the nature of art in Kant's aesthetics
This article undertakes to prove that I. Kant's dualism underlay the artistic two-world system of E. T. A. Hoffmann, who opposed the philosophical monism of romanticists. Under the influence of Kant's aesthetics and philosophy of art, E. T. A. Hoffmann's works develop a tendency towards exceeding the limits of traditional stylistic forms, which leads to a free interaction of different stylistic devices in the best of his works.
1. Байрон Дж....
OPOIAZ and Bakhtin: the Decision Science’s perspective
... conceptualization of poetic creativity to Mikhail Bachtin’s view on the subject arguing that the way he conceives of the strategies available to the literary author fit the label of “interactive rationality.”
Bakhtin, M., 2003. Author and hero in aesthetic activity. In: M. Bakhtin, ed. Sobranie sochinenii. T. 1. Filosofskaya estetika 1920-kh godov [Collected Works. Vol. 1. Philosophical aesthetics of the 1920s]. Moscow: Russkie slovari (in Russ.).
Bakhtin, M., 2003. To the philosophy of the ...
Literary communication: from semiotic models to a theory of linguistic aesthetics
... unconscious]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Johansen, S., 1949. La notion de signe dans la glossématique et dans l'esthétique. Recherches structurales = Travaux du cercle linguistique de Copenhague 5. Copenhagen.
Larin, B. A., 1974. Jestetika slova i jazyk pisatelja [Aesthetics of the word and the language of the writer]. Leningrad (in Russ.).
Lotman, Ju. M., 1998. Ob iskusstve [On art]. Saint-Petersburg (in Russ.).
Mukařovsky, J., 1996. Struktural'naja pojetika [Structural poetics]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Liturgy space and art in Orthodoxy
... picture of Orthodox mentality revealing its universality and integrity. This liturgical chronotope contributes to overcoming the currently dominant cognitive tendency to split or polarize Orthodox mentality. The author explores the foundations of Orthodox aesthetics and art.
religion, Orthodoxy, aesthetics, religious art, icon, liturgy, temple, space, time
Studies into the history of Russian Neo-Kantianism in Poland
... Russian philosophy (Reflections on the philosophy of Boris Vysheslavtsev)] // Postneokantyzm — ontologizm / pod red. B. Czardybon, L. Augustyna, M. Bohuna. Estetyka i Krytyka [Post-neo-Kantianism —ontologism / eds. B. Czardybon, L. Augustyn, M. Bohun. Aesthetics and Criticism]. № 26, p. 309—324.
21. Beben D. 2012, Kilka uwag o «Logosie», czyli filozofia kultury jako filozofia pierwsza [Some remarks on „Logos”, or philosophy of culture as first philosophy] // Folia Philosophica [Folia Philosophica]....
The development of aesthetic culture in youth and adults in the course of ballroom dance training as a pedagogical problem
This article considers the relevance, degree of development, and goals and objectives of research on the formation of aesthetic culture in younger and adult students in the process of learning ballroom dancing. The author offers a methodological and theoretical framework for solving the pedagogical problem in question.
1. Глобальные тенденции в ...
Was there ever realism? On the periodisation of Western European literature
... twentieth century. Realism. Chrestomathy of historical-literary materials]. Moscow.
3. Zolya, E., 1966. Sobranie sochinenii [Collected works]. Moscow. Vol. 24.
4. Ovsyannikov, M. F., ed., 1967. Istoriya estetiki. Pamyatniki esteticheskoi mysli [History of aesthetics. Monuments of aesthetic thought]. Moscow. Vol. 3.
5. Marks, K., Engel's, F., 1965. Sochineniya [Works]. Moscow. Vol. 37.
6. Mikhailov, A. V., 1997. The problems of analyzing the restructuring of realism in the literature of the XIX century....
The Green Meadow. Kant´s new Definition of the Modal Concept of Existence in the First Moment of the “Analytic of the Beautiful”
... investigation in the “First Moment” of the “Analytic of the Beautiful” in the Critique of the Power of Judgment. That is, “existence” is not a secondary or subordinate part of a more general discourse concerning the “disinterestedness of aesthetic judgment”. Rather, the whole characterization of the judgment of taste as a “judgment of an object grounded on a delight in it which is without any interest” shall be considered here as a means to constructing a new definition of the modal ...
A. A. Fet as a theoretical and practical adherent of pure art¬ and the prob-lem of the nature of poetry
... works were opposed to tendentious art serving the socio-political agenda ofthe time. However, the objective logic of nature of art made A. A. Fet’s poetry complimentary to revolutionary-democratic poetry. A. Fet was guided by Kant’s principle of aesthetics stating that the function of art is constituting the world of values. It does not and cannot replace either science, which is meant to cognise the world, or morality, which is meant to organise the world of the social. The principle of purity ...
Hybrid texts as a form of interaction between avant-garde artistic and political discourses
...., 2004. Delez. Shum bytiya [The noise of being]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Barthes, R., 1994. Izbrannye raboty: Semiotika: Poetika [Selected Works: Semiotics: Poetics]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Bakhtin, M. M., 1975. Voprosy literatury i estetiki [Literature and aesthetics issues]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Bakhtin, M. M., 1972. Problemy poetiki Dostoevskogo [Problems of the poetics of Dostoevsky]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Bakhtin, M. M., 2012. Sobranie sochineniy v semi tomakh. T. 3: Teoriya romana (1930—1961 gg.) [Collected ...
Kant and Solovyov: Convergences and Divergences. Report of the International Conference (Kaliningrad, 15-16 November 2018)
... philosophical tradition and the second to the perception and critique of Kant’s practical philosophy by Solovyov. The speakers also paid attention to historical-philosophical problems as well as to various aspects of Kant and Solovyov’s treatment of ethics, aesthetics, politics, law, religion and culture in general. The review sums up the presentations and discussions.
Vvedensky, A. I., 1901. On Mysticism and Criticism in Solovyov’s Theory of Cognition. Voprosy filosofii i psikhologii [Problems of Philosophy ...
‘Reaching out’ beyond the text: philosophical notes
... the text. Text dynamics. Topos. Literaturno-filosofskii zhurnal [Topos. A literary-philosophical journal]. Available at: http://
[Accessed 28 July 2019] (in Russ.).
Bakhtin, M., 1979. Estetika slovesnogo tvorchestva [The aesthetics of verbal creation]. Moscow: Iskusstvo (in Russ.).
Bakhtin, M., 1986. The problem of text in linguistics, philology and other human sciences. An attempt at philosophical analysis. In: M. Bakhtin, ed. Literaturno-kriticheskie stat’i [Literary ...
The hagiographic genre of the life of Alexander (Plutarch’s Comparative biographies)
... Pochemu Evangeliya — ne biografii? [Why are the Gospels not biographies?]. Available at:
evangelija-ne-biografii/ [Accessed 12 November 2018] (in Russ.).
Bakhtin, M. M., 1979. Author and hero in aesthetic activity. In: M. M. Bakhtin, ed. Estetika slovesnogo tvorchestva [Aesthetics of verbal creativity]. Moscow: Iskusstvo. pp. 7—180 (in Russ.).
Bitsilli, P. M., 1995. Elementy srednevekovoi kul'tury [Elements of medieval culture]. Vol. XXVIII....
Kant’s family ethics and philosophy of love. Part 2. Critique of Judgement
... conceptual key to the critical philosophy of love, which was never fully articulated in Kant’s lectures or published works. Moral love and legal awareness prevent the encroachment of vital love, as the maxims of ‘barbarian taste’ are being overcome. Aesthetic love — which dwells in the element of sophisticated taste as a capacity to judge with pleasure in matters of beauty, free from any interest, and without the mediation of concepts — appears to be the paramount condition for the possibility ...
The archetypal space of the palace in E. Zola’s novel «The Ladiesʼ Paradise»
... cultural experience. The concept of “archetype” in literary analysis is proved to be necessary. Among other things, using of this concept makes it possible to free the study of the text from the need to take into account polemic statements and aesthetic manifests of the authors. Besides, this approach gives an opportunity to analyze the text as such and to distinguish between historical reminiscences and allusions and archetypical models, as well as between current influences and generally ...
Family ethics and philosophy of love in Kant’s Lectures on Ethics
... essence and varieties of human love, based on the Lectures on Ethics. Kant distinguished between the love of benevolence (ethical love) — a commitment to the other’s wellbeing (discussed in Kant’s other ethical writings) — and a love of delight (aesthetical love), further divided into the sensual and intellectual love. The sensual love of delight is identified with sexual love. The intellectual love of delight eludes definition, since such delight is difficult to perceive. The collision between ...
The problem of meaning in Social Semiotics: deep semiotics as a conceptual extension of Social Semiotics
... Narrativnaya logika. Semanticheskii analiz yazyka istorikov [Narrative logic. Semantic analysis of the language of historians]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Ankersmit, F., 2014. Esteticheskaya politika. Politicheskaya filosofiya po tu storonu fakta i tsennosti [Aesthetic policy. Political philosophy on the other side of fact and value]. Moscow (in Russ.).
Bakhtin, M. M., 1975. Voprosy literatury i estetiki: Issledovaniya raznykh let [Questions of literature and aesthetics: Studies of different years]. Moscow ...
Rhythm and Metaphor in the Art of the Icon
... demonstrates the role of rhythm and metaphor as the most expressive artistic means of icon painting. The interaction of rhythm and metaphor is an integral part of the imagery and semantics of icon painting. It is stressed that the entire theological and aesthetic image of icons, which is based on rhythm and metaphor, expresses the cosmogonic ideas of the Church Fathers. However, the practical realisation of this image would have been impossible without the conscious creative contribution of the artist....
Pushkin texts in the description of characters by Dostoevsky and Nabokov
In his novels, Dostoevsky refers to the Pushkin text to describe characters. For Dostoevsky, Pushkin is an ethical and aesthetic touchstone; the writer’s voice is consonant with that of the poet’s persona. In some cases, the Pushkin text is embedded in religious discourse (the parable of the prodigal son). In interpreting the Pushkin text, Dostoevsky’s characters ...
The apologia of reason in J. Chr. Gottsched’s classicistic system: On the 250th anniversary of the philosopher’s death
... well-reasoned apologia of reason as a mediator between the reality and the spirit — a mediator that acts through the mystery of imagination and the psychology of unconscious interest. The authors examine relevant aspects of Gottsched’s rational aesthetics in his struggle against pre-Romanticism theories. Attention is paid to the ideational proximity between Gottsched’s ideas and Kant’s regulative principles of practical reason. The authors emphasise the significance of Gottsched’s philosophy ...
The Role of the Sublime in Kant’s Religion: Moral Motivation and Empirical Possibility
... moral redefinition of the subject — while point 4) addresses Christ as an example (Vorbild) — sustaining and entertaining the moral redefinition as a motivating model.
Allison, H., 2001. Kant’s Theory of Taste: A Reading of the Critique of Aesthetic Judgment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Engstrom, S., 2009. The Form of Practical Knowledge: A Study of the Categorical Imperative. Harvard: Harvard University Press.
Firestone, C. L., Jacobs, N. A., 2008. In Defense of Kant’s Religion....
Translating philosophical aesthetics: Peritext as a window into the translator's mind. Part 2
... dissonance and the translator’s justification of sense-oriented strategies in dealing with such key concepts as ‘connoisseur’, ‘grace’, ‘sublime’, and ‘je ne sçai quoi’ in the translation of the seminal work on the philosophy of aesthetics Analysis of Beauty by the celebrated 18th century English artist William Hogarth.
Angelone, E., 2010. Uncertainty, Uncertainty Management, and Metacognitive Problem Solving in the Translation Task. In: G. M. Shreve and E. Angelone, eds....
Digital World Communication аnd Translation
... Condition. Victoria: Melbourne University Press.
Brügger, N. and Milligan, I. eds., 2019. The SAGE Handbook of Web History. London: SAGE Publications Ltd.
Buckland, M., 2017. Information and Society. Cambridge: The MIT Press.
Campanelli, V., 2010. Web Aesthetics. How Digital Media Affect Culture and Society. Rotterdam: Institute of Network Cultures and Nai Publishers.
Castells, M. ed., 2004. The Network Society. A Cross-cultural perspective. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd.
Ceruzzi, P., ...
Substandard as the basis of author's idiolect in the Russian prose of the 21st century
This article analyses the usage of substandard elements in literary works. Substandard is regarded as a characteristic of the author's idiolect from the standpoint of their internal culture, ethics and aesthetic expressiveness. It is emphasised that the author's usage of substandard units depends on both ideological and thematic content as well as the cultural-linguistic state of the society.
толковый словарь донского ...
Biological and social needs in the system of urban-ecological attitudes
This article considers a city as an ecosystem in terms of opportunities to satisfy natural and social human needs. The author addresses the problem of creating environmentally safe and aesthetically attractive conditions in a modern city..
Эстетические отношения к природе в социалистическом обществе. М., 1981.
Nobody’s girl riding a merry-go-round. On the intertextual code of Yana Dyagileva’s song
Ya. Dyagileva’s song “For a Rainy Day” is characterised as an aesthetic manifestation expressed in the framework of polemics with the pre-texts of A. Bashlachev, B. Grebenschikov, and A. Makarevich.
1. Башлачев А. Н. Стихи. СПб., 1997.
2. Дело мастера Бо : [песни группы ...
The metaphor as a means of colour and light perception in M. Voloshin’s idiostyle
The poetic texts of M. Voloshin help consider the metaphorical use of mineralogical lexis as a means of light and colour perception. The author identifies the features of semantic and aesthetic realization of these lexemes and stresses their representative function within the structure of poetic images.
1. Бранский В. П. Искусство и философия: Роль философии в формировании и ...
The lexical unit beautiful as a means to express the axiological fragment of A. S. Pushkin’s world image
... русского языка. М., 1971.
9. Черных П. Я. Историко-этимологический словарь современного русского языка : в 2 т. М., 1993.
concept, the beautiful, beauty, aesthetics, A. S. Pushkin, lexis, individual style.
Russia and the way out of the civilizational crisis: N. A. Berdyayev’s historiosophy and aesthetics
Berdayev’s works The New Middle Ages, The Meaning of History, The Crisis of Art help reveal the essence of the eschatological consciousness of the 20th century. The principal feature of New Middle Ages in European culture is proved to be the polarization of consciousness, which is most vividly manifested, according to Berdyaev, in the structure of Russian soul (the apocalyptic and nihilistic type), as well as the divergent trends of contemporary art (synthetism and analytism).
1. Бердяев Н. А. Духи...
Subjective modality of the literary text: ontological status in author’s conception of the world
... complex synthesis of various zones of implementation of subjective modality. The author’s concept, embodied with the help of various means of subjective modality, is determined by the writer’s system of values, his spiritual experience, and his aesthetic cognition. The analysis of the linguistic material made it possible to determine that the subjective modality can be realized as a synthesis of three levels — the image of the author, narrator and hero, which makes it possible to substantiate ...
The systemacity of CPR and Kant’s system (II)
... Kant, I. 1980, Logika. Posobie k lekciyam [Logics. Allowance for lectures] in: Kant I. Traktaty i pis'ma [Treatises and Letters], Moscow.
6. Jaspers, K. 2014, Kant: zhizn', trudy, vlijanie. [Kant], M.,2014.
aggregate, system, elements — method, aesthetics — logic, analytics — dialectics
The idea of destiny and its intertextual projections in ‘fairstory’ in “The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye” by A. Byatt
The originality of the author's aesthetic conception lies in A. S. Byatt’s reflections on the origins of creative energy and their connection with the processes taking place on the border of the real merging with the imaginary, Otherworldly. The author shows the role and organization ...
The conceptualization of light and colour as a means to express the perceptive dominant in a poetic text (on the basis of the poetry of A. Blok and M. Voloshin)
This article analyses the functioning of colour naming in a poetical text. The authors identify the features of its semantic and aesthetical implementation, as well as their role in the structure of poetic images.
1. Алимпиева Р. В. Способы реализации концепта прекрасный в ранней лирике А. Блока // Языкознание: ...
Peter Handke’s novel “A moment of true feeling“ as a catalyst for the transition from modernism to postmodernism
Peter Handke’s novel is considered in the context of a change of eras in European and German art. The results of the study is the identification of the aesthetic characteristics of the writer’s prose that exhibits the features of both modernist and postmodernist poetics reflecting the general historical and literary pattern that has become the focus of current discussions.
1. Гладилин Н. ...
Axiological content of the ‘altering modus’ of the inserted texts in the novel Morfo Eugenia by A. S. Bayette
... axiological paradigm in the literature of the 20th—21st centuries using examples from the novel Angels & Insects by the contemporary British writer A. S. Byatt. Retreat from the traditional characterization in the creation of an artistic image and the aesthetic accentuation of its importance are manifested in the rejection of the unambiguous assessment of moral and ethical evaluation and emphatic characterological art image. The tale “Things Are Not What They Seem” brings together an ensemble of ...
Romantic Mythologisation in “New Poems” by Rainer Maria Rilke
... in vier Bänden.
/M, 1996. Bd. 1.
Новых стихотворений вторая часть. М., 1977.
Rilke, romanticism, mythologisation, aesthetics, poetics