Genre specificity of V. Maksimov’s novel “Farewell from Nowhere”: to the problem of spiritual tradition
The article analyses the genre of the autobiographical novel by Vl. Maksimova in the context of the spiritual tradition and in connection with the typology of literary heroes. The study reveals closeness of the novel-confession “Farewell from Nowhere” to the semantic form of “confession-deed” (M. Bakhtin), embodied in the ancient Russian “Teachings” ...
Poetics of the ‘ideal’: The ancient and Christian tradition in K. N. Leontyev’s novel Odysseus Polychroniades
This article examines the interaction between ancient and Christian world-view traditions in K. N. Leontyev’s novel Odysseus Polychroniades. Leontyev expresses Christian ideas using images of Greek heroes. The ancient tradition is represented in the pan-aesthetic attitude of the literary work. In the text, the two traditions are ...
I. Kant and J. Jungius: on the development of critical tradition in the 17th century German philosophy
... whose major task is to identify the elemental operations of mind and the underlying laws. These laws serve as the basis for critique, which is aimed against the critique of reasoning and is of logical nature. However, according to Jungius, it is not traditional but mathematical logic — which he interprets inthe manner of constructivism — that should be the instrument of critique. Traditional logic is a reflective science and thus cannot serve as the basis for the whole system of knowledge. It ...
Psychological tradition of "Poor Lisa" by N. M. Karamzin in the poem "Eda" by E. A. Baratynsky
... "closeups", "anthropocentric" landscape, specific fictional details, bodily "code". Comparativistic analysis of the two texts, that are storywise close to each other, not only allows to trace Karamzin’s psychological tradition in Baratynsky’s poem "Eda", but gives grounds to make a broader conclusion: with "Poor Liza" the Russian literature started to explore the most subtle emotional moves in human soul showing them as a process, and the tradition ...
Traditional instructional media in British higher education: the analysis of effects of application
The article considers the effects of the application of traditional (pre-multimedia) instructional media in UK higher education institutions. The effects of the following media are considered: audio-visual; traditional computer; interactive video; early multimedia. A conclusion is drawn about the necessity ...
The formation of a multicultural educational environ-ment in primary school: Experience and prospects
This paper considers the problem of multicultural education development in primary school. The authors justify the idea that multicultural education begins with the national traditions of a family. The article identifies and describes the key goals, means, and forms of multicultural education in primary school. The practical results of multicultural education introduced at Kaliningrad school No 53 are summarised. Perspectives ...
The Anglo-Saxon traditions in the educational system: educa-tion as a commercial enterprise
... educational system or its goals and objectives, it is necessary to analyse the literature, to identify the key characteristics of the US educational system, and to track their evolution in the US pedagogical culture. This article examines a major tradition in the US education system — market-like behaviour. An attempt is made to analyse the historical background of traditions in US education and its market orientation. The study considers the critique of the latter feature by specialists ...
Preparation for parenthood in Russian and Belarusian traditional upbringing
This article examines preparation for parenthood in Russian and Belarusian traditional upbringing. The author employs historical, ethnographic and literary sources.
Антонов А. И.
Социология рождаемости: Теоретические и методологические проблемы. М....
Miracle-working plants: Slavic parallels
This article presents an ethnolinguistic study. The magic properties of certain herbs – as seen in the cultural traditions of South, East, and West Slavs – are described in a comparative aspect. The author also examines different herbs that exhibit similar features. It is concluded that the magic properties of herbs are determined by their connection to the chthonic ...
“Ancient history” course as basis for acquisition of basic cultural, historic, moral and spiritual traditions of one’s country
The article reveals the potential of the “Ancient History” academic course in getting acquainted with national history and culture that originated in biblical tradition. The author justifies the necessity of studying biblical history, using the results of harmonization of the Bible and contemporary scientific research.The Bible is considered as an important historical source.
Traditional Structures in Contemporary Chinese Poetry
This paper analyses structures typical of the classical Chinese poetry and the way they are used in contemporary Chinese verse. The analysis aims to demonstrate the work of traditional textual mechanisms in contemporary Chinese poetry and to describe their functional features. Poems by Dai Weina, Han Bo, Tashi Tentso, and Zhang Zao employ linguistic means that simultaneously engage several levels of utterances. These linguistic ...
Faces and Icons (on Vladimir Soloukhin's “The Black Boards”)
... spiritual state of the society as the main subjects of the book. The author outlines the connection between the icon and the ancient and contemporary history of Russia, arguing that its function is to bring the mind of a Russian back to the Christian tradition.
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А. // Русские писатели ХХ века: биографический словарь: ...
The image of a doll in Latvian and Russian traditional folklore texts: the aspect of ritual practices
This article offers a comparative analysis of the image of a doll in the Russian and Latvian folklore traditions and examines the dialogue between the national cultures. The author emphasise the presence of the image in Russian and Latvian folklore texts and compares its functional features. The major difference in representing the image of a doll in ...
Images of English giants: at the intersection of mythological traditions
The present paper describes the influence of Scandinavian, Celtic and Classical mythological traditions on the characters of giants in English folk tale discourse. The elements of archaic beliefs are represented in the inner form of nominations and attributes of folk tale giants. Borrowed motifs are subjected to varying degrees of transformation ...
H. Rickert’s notion of value and its interpretation is S. I. Hessen’s philosophy
This paper investigated the historical and philosophical context of the notions of “tradition” and the “purpose-task” in the philosophy of Sergius Hessen. The article identified the meaning of values and hierarchy of values of Heinrich Rickert in definition of the notions of “tradition” and “purpose-task” and the main principle ...
Sergiusz Piasecki’s The Tower of Babel: the poetics of the genre
... novels by the Polish writer of Belarusian descent, Sergiusz Piasecki. The authors identify the features of artistic incarnation of the actual autobiographical material, the genre forming role of Belarusian and Russian substrata, the influence of the tradition of Russian classical novel, as well as the manifestation of the elements of adventure and ideological novels.
1. Бахтин М. Эстетика словесного творчества. М., 1979.
2. Песецкий С. Человек,...
Time in Sergey Trubetskoy’s and Boris Chicherin’s metaphysical concepts: A discussion on Kant
... that the philosophical reflections of the opponents took place against the backdrop of an impending change in science and philosophy — the transition from the classical to neo-classical paradigm. This transition encouraged philosophers to revise the traditional approaches (Kant’s teaching of time as an a priori form of sensibility, the post-Kantian idea of time as a manifestation of the absolute spirit, and the empiricist concept of time as an ordered flow of events), on the one hand, and to seek ...
STUDIA BALTICA: International Youth Summer School Starts a New Tradition
Chinese view on modern Russian literature in the context of tradition and modernity
Through analysing the mechanisms of reception of modern Russian literature in Chinese literary criticism, the author shows that a Chinese reader has a predisposition to understand texts in the context of the urgent national problem of preserving traditions. This predisposition affects the interpretation and perception of new rustic prose, female prose, and postmodernist literature. The study’s methodological framework combines the principles of comparative literary studies, communication theory,...
On the problem of cultural reference of proverbs (the Russian proverbs with images of clothing)
... and language], 42(4), pp. 320—329.
15. Efimova, L. V., 1989. Russkii narodnyi kostyum [Russian folk costume]. Moscow.
16. Zabylin, M., 1990. Russkii narod, ego obychai, obryady, predaniya, sueveriya i poeziya [Russian people, their customs, rituals, traditions, superstitions and poetry]. Moscow.
17. Ivanov, N. V., 2002. Problemnye aspekty yazykovogo simvolizma. Opyt teoreticheskogo rassmotreniya [The problem aspects of linguistic symbolism. Experience of theoretical review]. Minsk.
18. Kovshova, ...
Kantian ethos in J. Rawls’s political philosophy
This article examines the relation between J. Rawls’s philosophical and political conceptions and I. Kant’s ideas and the intellectual and political tradition of the Enlightenment in general. The author defends Rawls’s approach to Kant’s works interpreting it as “discipleship”, the assimilation and intrinsic reconceptualization of Kantian ideas preserving the essence of the assimilated. Rawls ...
Cohen and Natorp’s Philosophy of Religion: the Argument about the Boundary of Reason
... Wert: neukantianische Motive in der modernen Kulturphilosophie. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, pp. 121-137.
Belov, V. N., 2015a. Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason. Judaica Petropolitana. Research on Jewish philosophy and intellectual traditions of Judaism, 3, pp. 211-218. (In Rus.)
Belov, V. N., 2015b. Is Hermann Cohen a Neo-Kantian? Kantian Journal, 3(53), pp. 38-46. (In Rus.)
Belov, V. N., 2018a. Autonomy of Reason and the Religion of Revelation in the Philosophy of the Religion ...
The concepts of citizenship and estate in Russian history — continuity and / or intermittence
... and the interpretation of the concept “citizenship”. Contemporary theoretical debates about citizenship are fully applicable to the history of the interpretation of citizenship in Russia. The United States or Great Britain have a century-long tradition of citizenship. Unlike them, Russia has gone through several stages of radical changes associated with deep political and social transformations, hence a variety of understanding of the concept analysed. A paradoxical interpretation of the concept ...
Cultural Transfer and Etymology
... in space and time and examines the etymology of Indo-European lexis. The author pays attention to the origin of the lexis connected with the ‘bear’ semantics. The bear taboo was developing against the background of information passed on from one tradition to another and of ideas imported within cultural transfer. The analysis reveals the original Indo-European root for ‘bear’, which was tabooed across different Indo-European traditions, including in Old English. The article shows that cultural ...
The transformation of the development novel (Entwicklungsroman) genre in the oeuvre of G. Meyrink
This article addresses the problem of the character’s personality development in the novels of G. Meyrink in the context of the modernist reconsideration of the Entwicklungsroman tradition. In view of the concepts of “subjective” novel, as well as the literary feature of Meyrink’s prose, the character is considered as a subject in the course of development, whereas the author’s variant of the Entwicklungsroman is interpreted ...
A Königsberg society of friends without Kant
... Kant’s friends have been known since the times of his first biographers and other contemporaries. However, there were other communities of friends in Königsberg. Gathering friends at a dining table for the purpose of intellectual communication became a tradition in Königsberg in the 17th/18th centuries. This tradition created a sub-system of creative communication and leisure bringing together both nobility and aristocracy and ordinary curious citizens. The reasons behind this phenomenon were the geographical,...
Linguistic aspects of the treatise by Abel Mathieu «Devis de la langue francoyse» (1559)
The article deals with the corpus of problems reflected in the first edition of Abel Matthieu’s «Devis de la langue francoyse» (1559). Author’s views on the actual for the French renaissance problems in linguistic tradition, such as the origin of language, it’s defense and illustration, interpretation of foreign texts are studied. The particular attention is paid to Abel Matthieu’s attempts to prove the self-sufficiency of French language.
1. Гуковская ...
Kant's argumentation in the scholia to theorem VI in “Nova Dilucidatio”: The traditional interpretation and related problems
... dissertation A New Elucidation of the First Principles of Metaphysical Cognition (Nova dilucidatio). The author explains the importance of the pre-critical argument analysis for the understanding of argumentation presented in the Critique of Pure Reason. The traditional interpretation of the arguments in Nova dilucidatio and related problems are discussed in detail.
1. Гегель Г. В. Ф. Лекции о доказательстве бытия Бога // Гегель Г. В. Ф. Философия ...
... Jahre Davoser Disputation / Hrsg. von D. Kaegi und E. Rudolph. Hamburg,2002. S. 215—233, (Cassirer-Forschungen; 9).
25. Hartmann N. Platos Logik des Seins. Giessen, 1909. — X, 512 S. (Philosophische Arbeiten. Bd. III).
26. Hessen S. Revolution und Tradition im Werke Georg Kerschensteiners // Die Erziehung: Monatsschrift für den Zusammenhang von Kultur und Erziehung in Wissenschaft und Leben. 1933. Jg. 8. S. 17—34. Перепеч. в сб.: Kerschensteiner / Hrsg. von G. Wehle. Darmstadt, 1979....
The stylistic aspect of Russian and English biblical idioms
... article deals with the balance and misbalance of the English and Russian biblical idioms as regards their stylistic colouring. The idea is put forward that the misbalance can be accounted for by the different priorities of the Western and Eastern cultural traditions.
1. Апресян Ю. Д. Образ человека по данным языка: попытка системного описания // Вопросы языкознания. 1995. № 1. С. 37—67.
2. Береговская Э. М....
The concept of “network” in the system of basic concepts of regional economic geography
The concept of “network” is traditionally used in sociological and economic sciences and serves as an in important object of research on the organisational forms of different phenomena and processes. This article examines the use of the “network” concept in socioeconomic geography ...
Transformation of global value chains in Russia and the Baltics amid Covid-19: prospects for regionalization and implications for economic policy
... bilateral trade contributes little to the development of either side. The Baltics-Russian bilateral trade conducted within global value chains (GVC) and operations of multinational companies is much more resistant to geopolitical and economic shocks than traditional international trade. In particular, the accession of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to the EU and NATO in 2004 and the introduction of reciprocal EU-Russia sanctions in 2014 did not curb GVC activities between Russia and the Baltics. The article ...
Lingvocultural Transfer: a Myth as a Meme
... cultural-historical dichotomy "communication-transfer", examining it from the point of views of the unit of cultural inheritance (meme). The author notes that for an individual, the most interesting memes are capable of transmitting information from a tradition to a tradition, from a generation to a generation, whereas the least attractive myths exist at the moment of communication and are unlikely to be replicate by other generations. The authors hold that a linguocultural transfer of information ...
The features of the Last Judgement theme in Galich icons at the threshold of the Modern Age
This article considers the transformation of traditional iconographic elements of the Western branch of Eastern Slavic icon painting in view of the civilisational processes developing in the late Middle Ages. It is stressed that the iconography of the Last Judgement was represented by more complex ...
J. N. Tetens’s ‘transcendental philosophy’ as a basic science¬ and criti¬cal propaedeutics to metaphysics
... possibility and necessity of metaphysics as a general speculative science. His primary objective is to defend metaphysics against the opponents, the most serious of which, in Tetens’s opinion, is D. Hume. In this connection, Tetens sharply criticises traditional empiricism and develops a new perspective on experience and the bases of its certainty. The main target of his critique is ‘popular philosophy’, which appeals to common understanding; he seeks to defend it from the criticism of systemic ...
S. I. Hessen and the history of Russian Neo-Kantianism
This article attempts, on the one hand, to inscribe the works of the Russian philosopher Hessen into the Neo-Kantian tradition and, on the other hand, to emphasise the originality of his philosophical position in the framework of Neo-Kantianism. The author identifies two important aspects in the analysis of the Russian thinker’s works: his attention to the philosophical ...
Linguocultural Transfer: Memplexes in the Anglo-Saxon Tradition
... matrices and of memes (meme complexes). The meme theory of religion and the disappearance of religious components in the modern designation of animals from the Old English bestiary are quoted as cases of reinterpreting the values of one culture in the tradition of another.
1. Andreeva, L. A., 2007. Sakralizatsiya vlasti v istorii khristianskoi tsivilizatsii: Latinskii Zapad i pravoslavnyi Vostok [Sacralization power in the history of Christian civilization: the Latin West and the Orthodox East]....
Kant über Sein und Zeit und Denken und Sein. Selbsterkenntnis durch Selbstaffektion
In the Cartesian tradition of discussing the structure of the micro-judgement “I think” Kant‘s treatment deserves extraordinary attention. Under the idiomatic heading of self-affection he delivers a micro-analysis of this judgment, contributing in a unique way to ...
Prose miniature in the works of N. M. Karamzin
The article discusses some exercises of N. M. Karamzin, the first great Russian writer who worked in the prosaic miniature`s form, a short text which we compare to a poetic one. In the Russian tradition the prosaic miniature developed primarily in journals and magazines. Translations, sometimes fragmentary, from European languages, of both poetic and prosaic texts became one of the main sources of the Russian prosaic miniature. Karamzin started ...
Problems of Studying Russian Hagiography
... Russian hagiography. The author responds to the challenge of performing a comprehensive analysis of a hagiographic text, while preserving the unity of the content and the form. Considering hagiography as an ecclesiastical genre and a form of the Sacred Tradition, the author addresses the analysis methodology and proposes to combine the principles of hagiology and literary and philological research on hagiographic texts. The primary focus is on understanding the category of hagiographic topoi, which ...
Images of Paradise in the Russian Poetry of the End of the 20th Century
..., the appearance in this reality of signs of "paradise life" and new, sometimes surpassing the creative personality, opportunities for self-expression. There is also a connection between the new "paradise" poetry and the literary tradition that comes from Dante, Mandelstam, and Tsvetaeva.
Averintsev, S. S., 1982. Paradise. In: S. A. Tokarev, ed. Mify narodov mira [Myths of the World]. Vol. 2. Moscow. pp. 363—366 (in Russ.).
Aristov, V., 2008. Izbrannye stikhi i poemy [Selected ...
The Riddle as an Object of Linguistic Research
The article considers the riddle as an object of linguistic research. Today, studying riddles remains relevant, since they have not been examined from the perspective of cultural linguistics. The cultural meanings preserved in traditional riddles across nations have not been identified and described. However, filling this gap requires an analysis of the most prominent research works I the field. The most fundamental works on the structure, semantics, and pragmatics of riddles ...
Modern Lithuanian foreign policy: the adjustment of traditional policy
... elements of interdisciplinary research. Special attention is paid to the comparative-historical approach, which facilitates the analysis of the relations between the Republic of Lithuania and the neighbouring states and its principal partners. Alongside traditional methods of historical research, this work employs such methods as participant observation, content and event analysis, and simultaneous and comparative analysis. The research and practical significance of this work is explained by its emphasis ...
A. G. Baumgarten’s aesthetic-semiotic concept
... mysticism to the aesthetics and gnosiology of the 18th century and examine its correlation with the 20th-century aesthetic and semiotic concepts. We stress the significance of Baumgarten’s ideas for the development of new aesthetic systems rejecting the traditional poetic and rhetorical systems. Baumgarten made an important contribution to the development of the idea of sensible cognition as the goal of aesthetics, which was formulated by F. Schiller in his Letters upon the Aesthetic Education of Man....
Role of tradition of “truth finder” representation in contemporary literature of Kazakhstan in the context of international dialogue
1. Адибаев Х. Созвездия близнецов (сокровенное и таинственное) : романоткровение. Алматы, 2004.
2. Жаксылыков А. Сны окаянных. Алматы, 2005—2008.
3. Иванова Н. Ускользающая современность. Русская литература ХХ—ХХI веков: от «внекомплектной» к постсоветской, а теперь и всемирной // Вопросы литературы. 2007. № 3.
4. Накипов Д. Круг пепла. Алматы, 2004.
5. Ржанская Л. Интертекстуальность (Возникновение понятия. Об истории и теории вопроса) // Художественные ориентиры зарубежной...
Kantian Philosophy and ‘Linguistic Kantianism’
... Kantianism” can be misleading when it comes to the origins of this theory. It would be more appropriate to refer to this theory by the expression “linguistic transcendentalism,” thus avoiding an incorrect reference to Kant.
1. Aarsleff, H., 1974. The Tradition of Condillac: The Problem of the Origin of Language in the Eighteenth Century and the Debate in the Berlin Academy before Herder. In: D. Hymes, ed. 1974. Studies in the History of Linguistics: Traditions and Paradigms. Bloomington: Indiana University ...
The 3rd international workshop Folk Culture and Orthodoxy at IKBFU
... lectures delivered in the course of the workshop and analyses the positions of the participants of the discussion generated by I. A. Yesaulov’s presentation ‘Folk Culture and Orthodoxy’.
folk culture, art studies, literary work analysis, Christian traditions in culture
The evolution of the Russian and foreign state and law. The 80th anniversary of the Department of History of State and Law of the Ural State Law University (1936—2016): collection of articles : in 4 vol. / ed. prof. A. S. Smykalina. Ekaterinburg : Ural St
... synoptic publications in the field of history and theory of state and law, published in Russia. The author describes many methodology research schools of Russian jurisprudence and explores their differences and similarities with international research tradition.
Lonskaya S. V.
history of state and law, research schools, theory and methodology of law
Anagrammatic structures in the semiotic aspect
This article considers the functional features and deep cognitive foundations of ana¬grammatic structures in verbal texts. The traditional perspective on the phenomenon is defined as a general sign-based one: anagrammatic structures are examined in music and mathematics. It is concluded that anagrams are special cognitive universals; anagrammatic structures are possible in semiotic ...