The modelling of postmortem heat transfer and estimating the time of death
... temperature dynamics. A model of heat transfer in a newborn cadaver presented as a finite cylinder is examined in detail. An important factor in constructing a mathematical model of postmortem heat transfer in a newborn aimed at identifying the time of death is body form approximation. It is shown that heat transfer in a cadaver is not sufficient for identifying the time of death, which should be based on a comprehensive assessment of postmortem changes.
1. Вавилов А. Ю. Судебно-медицинская ...
Between faith and disbelief: the theme of life and death in Yu. N. Ivanov’s novel Dances in the Crematory: Ten Episodes from the Life of Königsberg
In exploring the themes of life and death in Yu. N. Ivanov’s novel Dances in the Crematory, I carry out a structural-semantic analysis of the fragmentary chronotope and the ideational- thematic and plot-compositional levels of the novel. I demonstrate that the principle of fragmentarity ...
Argumentum ad morti in the violence discourse: the semantics and pragmatics of ‘radical’ argumentation
The appeal to death is a type of argument that either explicitly or implicitly invokes human finitude. This rhetorical device contributes to the credibility of requests, wishes, etc., or blocks communication. The illocutionary power of the appeal to death is determined ...
The thought of death and overcoming of death in B. Pasternak’s cycle ‘Some Songs in Letters So She Won’t Be Bored’
... Sister Life, 1917) help identify the features of artistic expression of the Christian ideas of immortality in the early works of B. Pasternak. An analysis of the author’s symbolism shows that the philosophising persona of Pasternak’s book ponders on death looking for the ways to overcome it. The way to overcome “boredom”— death is the “narrow way” of the Gospel, whereas the motif of grace is manifested in the images of nature, human soul, and history.
1. Альфонсов В. Н. Поэзия ...
The execution of Henry Monte and the Prussian motif of “double death”
This article focuses on the execution of one of the leaders of the Prussian revolt, Herkus Monte, according to the “double death” rite dedicated to two gods — Patollo and Potrimps. This rite is typical for the Baltic perception of the other world and is a special case of the common for Indo-European peoples idea of death.
1. Генрих Латвийский. Хроника ...
How did Kant’s death mask end up in Tartu? A surprising finding at the archive of Art Museum of the University of Tartu
This article tells the story of how Kant's death mask ended up in the Museum of Classical Antiquities of the University of Tartu.
1. Stolovich L. N. O sud'be tartuskoj kantiany // Kantovskij sbornik. 2008. 1 (27). S. 94—108.
2. Clasen K. H. Kant-Bildnisse. Königsberg, 1924.
3. Immanuel Kant: ...
«Only when asleep you feel alive»: life and death in the Russian linguocultural consciousness (based on Russian proverbs and sayings)
The article describes the set of maxims, revealing the attitude to life and death, typical for the Russian linguistic-cultural consciousness, on the basis of Russian proverbs and sayings. The author explains the specificity of these maxims, and provides an additional interpretation of several examples. In conclusion, the author ...
The spatial model of conceptual metaphor in A. Ilichevky’s collection of short stories An Asinine Jaw
This article considers the structure of the conceptual metaphor of death in A.V. Ilichevsky’s collection of short stories An Asinine Jaw. The existential spatial model of the mentioned metaphor and the specific character of its cognitive-semantic organization are revealed. The author identifies the specific features ...
Conflict situations at the verification of death reports of alleged suicide
Сonflict situations that arise during the verification of death reports of alledged suicide have their own specifics. The author regards such conflicts through the prism of the situational approach. An attempt is made to highlight the most common causes of conflict situations. The author gives recommendations ...
Musical analogies and poetics of H. Broch’s novel «The Death of Virgil»
The article establishes the boundaries of the musical analogy in the comments of H. Broch to the novel «Death of Virgil». In the novel, musicality is associated with the motives of ‘voice’ and ‘hearing’. Noting the propensity to onomatopoeia in the work of J. Joyce, H. Broch aims to depict the music of human speech. By doing so, he follows the ...
Remembering Pushkin: a Discussion Dedicated to the 175-Anniversaty of the Poet’s Tragic Death
The motif of light and the criticism of the autonomous subject in the works of I. Murdoch
... Murdoch’s works. The motif of autonomous reason as a «barrier»against the light of Being, the motif of mechanization of thought and feeling in the world of metaphysics completing itself, together with Platonic motifs and the esthetic diagnosis of the «death of light» in the 20th century (H. Zedlmayr), form the poetology of light in Murdoch’s works in the context of the abandonment of Beingthemed in the West European art and culture of the 20th century.
1. Зедльмайр Х. Смерть ...
Neither more nor less: the grounds for A.Skidan’s system
... “giving/ gift” to the core of the poet’s concept structure. The article defines a semantic invariant and studies the ways of its invariant development, analyzes connection between the relevant concepts and categories of space and movement, life and death. The semantic reconstruction is performed through play Multilanguage anagram code, which is used by Skidan to develop the text of basic semantic structures.
1. Бенвенист Э. Словарь индоевропейских социальных ...
«Nomen est omen»: the role of names in the novel Parade by Nikolay Kononov
... characters, the writer uses a number of images: the king of all animals, the cowardly lion, etc. The multilanguage anagrammatic code highlights the connection of the name of the protagonist with the two key concepts of the novel — love (LEV = LoVE) and death. Similarly, this code works with the names of Lyuda (‘ludus’ as ‘game’ in Latin; Lev playing with Lyuda — ‘homo ludens’). The name Arkady is semantically associated with death in the expression ‘et in Arcadia ego’. The names of ...
‘Vladimir the Baptist and the fates of the Russian World. On the 1000th anniversary of the death of Equal-to-the-apostles Prince Vladimir’ international research conference
1. В Калининграде организовывают научно-практическую конференцию «Владимир-Креститель и судьбы русского мира: история, словесность, культура». URL:
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The corporal features of incorporeal: the image of poet in M. Tsvetaeva’s poetry
... of the spatiopoetics of body.
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The Relationship between Heart Rhythm Variability and the Heart Rate in Adolescents and Young Adults
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Young ‘s body mass index and its im¬pact on the frequency and variability of the heart rhythm at quiet and after phy¬sical load
... intelligence in sports: a protective role against stress through heart rate variability? // Pers Indiv Differ. 2011. Vol. 51. P. 23—27.
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2-minute electrocardiogram recording is associated with an increased risk ...
In search of a theoretical framework for factors influencing work and life balance
... recreational opportunities, flexibility, supervisor support, autonomy, boundary management, alternative working methods etc.), occupational stress, and salary. In diverse fields, these factors have different weight.
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Thanatological endings in the short stories of F. Sologub
... devoted to the problem of ending in a literary work. Thanatological motifs are among the most widespread finales in the world literature. The article deals with the characteristic features of such endings, their typology determined by the nature of death, the narrative structure of plot situations, and the modality of motifs. The research is based on short stories by F. Sologub, who often addressed this theme.
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Acute syndrome of reunification: “Nox” by Thomas Hettche
The article considers the allegorical image of the fall of the Berlinwall in the novel «Nox» by German writer T. Hettche. The authorreveals «painful points» of the epoch-making historical event at the moment of the heroes' transition from life to death and vice versa. The article analyses a whole variety of developed multilevel metaphors illustrating the painful process of German-German reunification.
Концепт «границы» в романе ...
The phenomenon of Napoleon in the German spirit of Napoleon’s age
This article considers judgements about Napoleon in the culture of German pre-romanticism as signs of literary diagnostics indicative of the contradictory dialectics of artistic consciousness in distinguishing the “codes” of life and death in arts. The completely opposite assessment of Napoleon in the history of German romanticism identifies the problem of a human being as a “field of fate” — a site of the battle between the Light and Darkness. The author emphasises the transformation ...
How did Kant’s death mask end up in Tartu? Surprising finding at the archive of Art Museum of Tartu University
This article tells how Kant's deathmask ended up in the Museum of Classical Antiquities of the University of Tartu.
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‘Learned helplessness’ in older preschool children with arrested mental development
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The mythopoetics of Yu. Buida’s short story All the Floating by
The interconnection between wedding and funeral themes is considered in the framework of mythopoetical ideas of the identity of life and death. The authors analyse the explicit and implicit language markers of the given meanings and emphasise the multi-tier character of plot and language organization of the short story.
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The theme of the female in the novels of Charles Brockden Brown
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The thematic field of black humour
Wry humor as cultural phenomenon thematically is organized as a semantic field and focuses on six major components: death and associated with it, destruction of human physiology, fear of danger, threats to beloved ones, social catastrophes, necrophilia. A “play principle” is actively being implemented in all these cases.
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The axiological discourse in A. Veltman’s poem The Woods of Murom
... behind this phenomenon rather than social ones. The plot structure and the author’s position suggest that robbery is depicted in the poem as a cardinal sin that cannot be justified; it forces a person to abandon the moral law and leads to spiritual death.
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The problem of self-identification in H. Hesse’s short novel “Klein Wagner” and M. Frisch’s novel “Stiller”
... identical plot elements. It is shown that the problem of self-identification is solved differently by two writers: Hesse’s solution lies in Klein’s rejection of the role and mask of Wagner, which was imposed on him by the society, through a voluntary death, whereas Frisch’s character Stiller faces desolation and shows outward acceptance of his name and role still rejecting them inside.
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Aldington’s «All people are enemies»: an analysis of the motivic structure of the novel
... установок героя, формы раскрытия авторского сознания : дис. … канд. филол. наук. Воронеж, 2002.
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The Paradise theme in G. Kh. Andersen’s tales
The Paradise theme in Andersen’s fairy tales determines the system of images, the values of the hero and the author, the type and specific features of symbolism. The article shows, how the Paradise theme is related to the categories of life and death, time and eternity. The author lays a special stress on the role of Scripture text, which organizes the hierarchy of the value-semantic space of fairy tales. In view of the Paradise theme, the researcher defines the semantic connotation of the category ...
Some methodological problems of military and historical anthropology
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Wry humor as a philosophy
Wry humor is viewed as an essential aspect of philosophical discourse. The authors analyze gloomy philosophical motives including life, death, human existence, social interactions, loneliness. The article shows that comprehending these issues through the wry humor acquires pessimistic connotation.
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Spiritual Ascension in the Icons and Vitae of Female Martyrs: the Collection of the Rybinsk Museum and Preserve
... the symbol of light and the motif of acquiring wisdom in the icons and the vitae of saints conveying the spiritual ascension of Saint Paraskevi of Iconium and Saint Juliana of Nicomedia. The common motifs in the two vitae are flagellation (whipping), death by beheading, and the punishment of torturers after the execution of the martyrs. Both vitae correspond to the Passion of the Lord. The vita of Saint Paraskevi of Iconium reveals the symbols of the Passion. It is stressed that the icons of Paraskevi ...
Character’s existence in the Königsberg/Kaliningrad toposphere: Yu.N Ivanov’s Dances in the Crematorium and Michael Wieck’s The Decline of Königsberg
... interactions between the past and the present. However, the two authors approach the problem of the existence of the main characters differently. Ivanov’s character associates the topos of the city with life and hope while Wieck’s character — with death and disillusionment. Nevertheless, both texts convey the authors’ humanistic attitude to the human being and the world.
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On the place of death of the leader of the Great Prussian Uprising, Herkus Monte
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The Book of Life in the hermeneutics of Johann Georg Hamann
... the epistemological linguisticality of a prophet, a scientist, or a poet and, through them, reaches out to countless generations of the Reader, who is voluntarily or involuntarily involved in the existential fate of the ontological dialogue. The ‘death of the Book’, or the transformation of the Book into a simulacrum, may confirm the diagnosis given by many modern philosophers: the world of culture is turning into an autochthonous flicker of hybrid quotations ruins.
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From ekphrasis to autobiography (Nikolay Kononov’s story “Svetotomia”)
... “Svetotomia” that is present implicitly in each work of the writer. In this short story, the autobiographical discourse is represented via the painting and photography code. The authors emphasize the significance of the concepts of “life” and “death” and reveal their mythopoetic semantics of cycle and mutual transition. Ekphrastic descriptions are both explicit and implicit in Kononov’s short story. The authors conclude that in “Svetotomia”, the text produces ekphrasis and at the ...
The ordinary person in the fictional world of Alexander Galich
Alexander Galich, a prominent singer-songwriter, built a gallery of socio-psychological types, central to which was the image of the ordinary Soviet person. This article focuses on the motif of death/immortality as a plot component describing the fate of a small person in Galich’s poetry. The place of the ordinary person in Galich’s creative ‘characterology’ is identified. The groundwork for a classification of the ordinary person ...
The reaction of Neomysis integer Leach, 1815 to changes in water salinity in the Vistula Lagoon of the Baltic Sea
This article proves that the individuals of Neomysis integer species can survive dramatic changes in water salinity of 0,2—14 ‰ producing viable posterity. A salinity exceeding 14 ‰ leads to the death of 100% individuals used in the experiment.
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Self-knowledge of Reason as a vital phenomenon in Kant’s transcendental dialectic
This study attempts to interpret the process of self-knowledge of reason in the transcendental dialectic as a vital phenomena. In the transcendental dialectic, a thesis and antithesis arises from the division of reason, which can not happen in the death of reason. Dogmatism and skepticism, which had been derived from a division of reason, have formed the history of philosophy. The disputes between the thesis and the antithesis, or the dogmatism and skepticism could be regarded as a battlefields ...
On the fate of Kant collection at Tartu University
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The role of brand ecosystem in solving the tasks of hi-tech product marketing
... between new product innovativeness and speed to market // Journal of Marketing. 2008. Vol. 72, № 4. P. 90—104.
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Thematic parallels in the hagiographies of Adalbert of Prague and old Russian narratives
... Upper Oka. The author identified several direct and indirect parallels of the plot. Among them, there is a description of the activities of the Adalbert-Gaudentius brothers and the legendary Radim and Vyatko brothers. The story describing the tragic death of hieromonk Kuksha is similar to the ones describing the killing of Adalbert of Prague. This similarity can be explained both by the commonality of the plot and the storyline, and the writer’s acquaintance with the hagiographies.
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The hagiographic genre of the life of Alexander (Plutarch’s Comparative biographies)
... convergence is reflected in the structure of Alexander’s biography, which is built according to a certain model, a plot-scheme pattern, and includes Alexander’s birth, childhood, upbringing, adolescence, maturity, his victories, lifetime deification and death. The correlation of the two genre forms helps to reveal and explore the biographic image of Plutarch’s main character as well as his human fate, the aim of life and the freedom of choice. These aspects are reflected in the hagiographic genre. ...
The Anglo-Saxon traditions in the educational system: educa-tion as a commercial enterprise
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The myth as a source of cultural legitimation: the rock and rap versions of Orpheus and Eurydice. Article 1
... pre-text bridge the gap between history and modernity. In both the rock opera and the hip-hopera, the ancient theme of descent into the kingdom of the dead in the name of love merges with its semiotic double: the neo-mythological plot about the symbolic death of the Creator under the yoke of profane mass culture. We explore how the ideology of the rock and rap subcultures affects the general semantics of the new myth of ‘mass culture Hades’. We consider secondary semiotisation of the concepts of ...
The concept “people” in the modern European political thought: Hobbes, Spinoza, Pufendorf
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Determination of hyperglycemia in patients with acute coronary syndrome
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Intellektuelle Anschauung und philosophische Schwärmerei. Kant und die Aufklärung des philosophierenden Subjekts
... to justify philosophical knowledge. As the concept of intellectual intuition is invalid for Kant but central for enthusiastic philosophical positions, philosophical enthusiasm is not merely a threat for his project of enlightenment — it is the ‘death of all philosophy’ (“Tod aller Philosophie”).
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