The reality of fiction in a literary world: on an excerpt from Stanisław Lem’s Solaris
Using an excerpt from Stanisław Lem’s Solaris, this article explores the idea that, in a literary text, a fictional world and the world of physical reality may interact to form such a reality that can paradoxically turn out to be more real than what we believe to be the actual reality. It is also shown that the fictional world realized in a literary text may bring ...
The modern historiography on the gender aspects of the history of the First World War
This article describes the major issues in studying the gender aspects of the First World War in modern historiography. Major topics of studies include women on the battlefield and on the home front, gender-specific propa¬ganda, and the crisis of masculinity. The author argues that the explanation of history of societies during and ...
The concept of the European Union’s normative power
..., such approach does not completely conform to the objectives of studies into the foreign policy of the European Union – an example of unique integration of states. One of the modern approaches aimed to describe the nature of the EU as an actor in world politics is the concept of the EU’s ‘normative power’ arguing that the ‘power’ of the EU lies in the ability to change the international community’s idea of the ‘norm’. The concept of the EU’s ‘normative power’ is the focus ...
Are there Everett worlds?
It is shown that the Everett worlds act on each other with a force that, in principle, can be measured «with a dynamometer». Hence the conclusion that these worlds really exist. It is shown that, contrary to popular belief, the many-world (Everett) and «casual» (de Broglie ...
Lingvopoetics of "light worlds" of Tatyana Tolstaya
The article considers artistic strategies of creating personal worlds of fic-tional chacracters in the works of Tatyana Tolstaya. These strategies include lingvopoetics of communication failures (“Peters”), “cinematic” lingvopoetics (“The River Okkervil”) lingvopoetics of insight (“Night”), lingvopoetics ...
The dynamics of the world market of gold and the current geopolitical processes. Part 2. The analysis of behaviour patterns of the main gold market participants
The article analyses the behaviour of the participants of the world gold market. Special attention is paid to the London gold fixing and its replacement by the London electronic auction in an attempt to establish the benchmark price of gold under the influence of short-term geopolitical impulses. The author puts ...
Motivations of Russian firms to invest abroad: how do sanctions affect Russia’s outward foreign direct investment?
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Kants praktischer Platonismus
... concerned, although his own version of practical rationalism differs considerably from Plato’s. This is also true of Kant’s conception of freedom and of human rights. The greatest impact on Kant’s moral philosophy is due to the doctrine of the two worlds, the mundus sensibilis and the mundus intelligibilis, which did not originate in Plato himself, but in the Jewish Platonist Philo of Alexandria. Kant reinterpreted this doctrine by taking the intelligible world as a moral world consisting of free ...
Specific features of the diarist-writer’s world view verbalisation
The article deals with the influence of the diarist’s status as a writer on a variety of ways of formation and explication of the language view of the world in the corresponding discourse.
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Introducing Sectoral Models into Regional Management: An Assessment of Regulatory Impacts on the Economy
... definition and methods of state administration in administrative law, Administrativnoe i munitsipal'noe pravo [Administrative Law and Administration Practice], no. 5, p. 430—439. (In Russ.)
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The competitiveness of the Irkutsk region in the world tourism market
Today, the world tourism market is dynamic and rapidly developing area of the world economy. International inbound tourism has a positive impact on the national and regional economies of recipient countries thus it is necessary to develop this sector in the countries ...
‘What can be described can happen too…’: describing text semantics as a model structure of transworld relationships
... semantic organization of a text, particularly, I focus on the possibility of using the apparatus of modal semantics to identify the relationship between sentential complexes. To those ends, I employ the concepts of model, model structure, and centred world. The latter is a system of functions that correlate language expressions, the language expressions of a text, states of affairs (possible worlds) described by language expressions, and the contexts in which a text occurs. Existence in the worlds ...
The Concept of Soul: A Comparative Study of the Russian and the Armenian Pictures of the World
The author analyses the concept ‘soul’ as a means of representing reality in the brain through comparing two linguistic pictures of the world. It is known that a concept contains important cultural information, harbouring its concrete meaning in a linguistic unit. The study — a combination of cultural linguistic and comparative analysis of the concept — suggests that certain Russian ...
Key Directions of Sectoral and Spatial Changes in the Russian Industry
... structured industrial policy in Russia is developed
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The dynamics of the world market of gold in the context of the present pulse geopolitical processes. Part 1. Introduction to the problem
... The global market of gold has its permanent professional participants, the investment behaviour of whom directly affects the revaluation of the precious metal. There is another group of market participants acting strictly in the interests of the world leading players. This group does not significantly affect the fluctuation of the price of gold. The article explores the differences and similarities between actors of the gold market and the main players on the political arena. The behaviour ...
Russia's accession to the WTO as an important factor of the country's integration into the world economy
Russia's accession to the WTO is an efficient instrument of the country's integration into the globalized world economy. However, it can adversely affect a number of enterprises and industries within the national economy. Thus, there is a need to develop a methodology for the assessment of the preparedness for operating under WTO membership conditions, which ...
Dependence of the equilibrium state from initial data in numerical global ocean climate model
Sensitivity of large-scale numerical model of climate of the World Ocean (a five degree latitude-longitudinal grid and 24 levels in the vertical) from initial data on temperature and salinity is investigated in numerical global ocean climate model.
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The origins of confrontation with Western countries and the “Munich speech” of Vladimir Putin
In February 2007 Russia’s President Vladimir Putin made a speech at the Munich conference on security. In his speech, Vladimir Putin criticized the dominance policy pursued by the USA and its allies and spoke about the need to form a new system of world order based on partnership and good neighbourly relations between countries. Only these relations can ensure security and prosperity for the whole world. Unfortunately, Western leaders failed to respond to Vladimir Putin’s proposal and continued ...
Country Competitiveness: an Empirical Study
... about. The author analyses the overall economic competitiveness of countries. The author argues that trade is subject to various factors, including entrepreneurship and economic openness. Competitiveness is analysed in this current research, using IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook data for 55 countries in the estimation sample. This unique research applies a Multinomial Logistic procedure, and a Heckman Two-Step procedure in its accountancy for market size, exports, openness, and foreign direct investment....
Human Development Index as a Tool to Assess Social Development in the Baltic States
Reinvigorating Russia’s development strategy requires a comparison between the social development of the Russian Federation and other Baltic region states, some of which are world leaders in terms of living standards. The most popular tools for country comparison are composite indices that take into account various components affecting the quality of life. This article analyses the current level and changes in the social ...
The fifth wave of the European Union enlargement: pro et contra
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Trade Liberalisation and its Impact on Regional Development: Theoretical and Experimental Studies
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The Coastal Regions of Europe: Economic Development at the Turn of the 20th Century
... therefore one of the most interesting objects for research in this field. Russian geographical proximity to the European countries, a significant number of shared problems, and a considerable potential for cooperation in solving them and developing the world ocean’s resources create grounds for an integrated study of European coastal regions. The author analyses Russian findings in the field of the socioeconomic development of coastal regions. The differences in the natural and socioeconomic conditions ...
Kant and Hegel, an alleged right and the ‘inverted world’
... This interpretation is inherent in the system of not only theoretical but also practical reason. Freedom is the ‘substance’ of human existence. The unity of freedom is an idea, whose unity is presented in the diversity of actions in the sensible world. A condition for cognising freedom is the categorical imperative. Apparently, applying the moral law formula may lead to contradictions. One of these contradictions is contained in the famous question regarding the alleged right to lie out of love ...
Evolution of International Research Cooperation models in the Contemporary Foreign Policy Environment
... comparing a variety of foreign policy approaches (including that of the Russian Federation), the author answers the question about the contribution of universities to the development of mechanisms of cooperation and mutual understanding in the modern world — a world increasingly influenced by information and communication technologies.
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The Youth in Kaliningrad, Gdansk and Klaipeda: Geopolitical Vision of the World, Identity and Images of the Other
... М. V. 2011, Geopoliticheskoe videnie mira rossijskimi grazhdanami: opyt primenenija metodov "kriticheskoj geopolitiki". "Kriticheskoe" napravlenie v geopolitike: stala li, nakonec, geopolitika naukoj? [Geopolitical vision of the world as Russian citizens: the experience of application of "critical geopolitics." "Critical" in the direction of geopolitics: Whether became finally geopolitics science?]. In: Kaledin, N. V., Chistobaev, A. I. (eds.), Geograficheskoe ...
Modality as a basis of Kant’s philosophical system and its connection to the language structure
... philosophical system where functions of consciousness are substantial elements. The system comprises ‘faculties of the mind’, as Kant calls them, namely, evaluation, cognition, and practical activity and norms. These forms of activity correlate with the world of possibilities, the actual world, and the world of necessity. Grammatical moods correspond to the modal worlds and the ‘faculties of the mind’. All this means that Kant’s system finds a reflection in the system of language, which is another ...
Eastern Europe. On the centenary of the political project
... Intermarium projects — a traditional object of research – have to be re-evaluated in the new political and eco¬nomic conditions. This article is a step in this direction.
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Functions of somatisms in the poetry of B. Pasternak
The article analyzes the somatic vocabulary in the poetry of B. Pasternak. It is concluded that the poet actively uses the words of this semantic class that is associated with some peculiarities of his world perception. The quantitative analysis of somatic elements shows that more than 100 somatisms are used in the poet's lyrics. Of these, the words associated with visual perception (eyes, pupil, etc.) are most actively used, the second most important ...
A testimony of the First World War: Käthe Kollwitz’s cycle War (1922—1923)
This article analyses the cycle War (Krieg) by the German painter Käthe Kollwitz as a testimony of the First World War. The author argues that the testimony of the painter has been underestimated. Current gender studies make it possible to interpret K. Kollwitz’s works as a historical source for reconstructing the memory of the war.
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Key trends and features of the Canadian military-industrial complex during the Second World War
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Social standards of motherhood and childhood in the world and Russia
... at the moment. The methods of analysis of the system of support of motherhood and childhood in Russia were used, as well as the method of comparative characteristic of the system of support of motherhood and childhood in different countries of the world according to different criteria. The study revealed that one of the priority national projects in the Russian Federation is the Demography project, which includes many programs to support mothers and children at both the federal, regional and ...
The Emergence of Onto-Gnoseology among Russian Intuitivists as Criticism of Neo-Kantianism
... onto-gnoseological categorial apparatus were mainly connected with the criticism of the Neo-Kantian theory of cognition and the possibility of transcendent knowledge as such. The main sources of my study are The Intuitive Basis of Knowledge and The World as an Organic Whole by N. O. Lossky and The Object of Knowledge and The Unknowable by S. L. Frank. My investigation makes it possible to treat Lossky’s categorial framework as the representation of a system of levels of the universe each of which ...
Different forms of parliamentarism and the factors determining the variations
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The Belarus Business Environment as Assessed by the Management of Leading Finnish Companies Operating in the Country
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Subjective modality of the literary text: ontological status in author’s conception of the world
... comprehensively represent the author’s attitude to the communicated instance. The purpose of the article stays with the need to substantiate the ontological status of the subjective modality of a literary text as a component of the author’s concept of the world. The material for the study is the literary text of the essay “Caucasian” by M.Yu. Lermontov as a genre that demonstrates a complex synthesis of various zones of implementation of subjective modality. The author’s concept, embodied with ...
Kant and the Problem of Optimism: The Origin of the Debate
Kant scholars have rarely addressed the notion of optimism as it was interpreted by the Königsbergian philosopher in the mid-18th century. The notion originates from Leibniz’s Theodicy and from debates over whether the actual world is the best of all possible worlds. The first of a two-part series, this article studies the historical context in which appeared Kant’s 1759 lecture advertisement leaflet entitled An Attempt at Some Reflections on Optimism. The study describes ...
Billionaires and Millionaires of the Baltic Sea Region: A Comparative Analysis of National Business Elites
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The features of implementation of the modal meaning of obligation in S. Yesenin’s axiological world view
... of S. Yesenin’s poetry, the authors consider the text function of linguistic units expressing the modal meaning of necessity. The article offers their functional and semantic hierarchy and describes their role in analysing the poet’s axiological world view.
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Objective and subjective reasons for crisis of Russian economy
The article presents basic reasons of world economic crisis and their negative influence on economic development of Russia including Kaliningrad region. One could find substantiation of forming new financialeconomic model as long-term development program for Russia.
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The Baltic-Pontic region in the Europe-Eurasia dual system
... geochronopolitical characteristics of the region, as well as the models of intercivilisational interaction between Europe and Eurasia. The author addresses the issue of the political identity of the region and its ability to play an independent role in the world politics.
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Poetry as a space for cognitive research: Czesław Miłosz and Howard Nemerov
... cognitive scientists, they reproduce the process of analytical thinking.
The article studies the poetic cognitive schemes that create a mental image of reality. Cz. Miłosz and H. Nemerov build a similar route for the verbal representation of the world. The process breaks down into several elements like nomination, categorization, conceptualization and a spatial map of reality (mental image). Nemerov on behalf of the artist creates a map-type representation while Miłoszʼs philosopher accentuates ...
The trajectories of university education modernisation with the use of contemporary forms of international university cooperation
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Remembering factor and its function in the shaping of the fiction picture of the world in the texts of Austrian modernism writers (using the works of A. Schnitzler)
The article deals with the phenomenon of remembering and its place in fiction picture of the world of Austrian modernism. Special attention is paid to remembering of childhood comprehended of modernists as negative live experience.
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Demographic Ranking of the Baltic Sea States
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On the Pushkin text in the poetry of Perestroika
... analyse Pushkin-invoking texts by Yuri Arabov, Vladimir Druk, Timur Kibirov, and other poets. It is concluded that these authors perceive Pushkin’s poetry as a lexicon whose units can be used for building countless cycles of poetic reflections on the world as well as on poetry and the role of the poet. The donor text is an interlinear gloss for the recipient text. The implicit ‘alien’ and the explicit ‘own’ words merge into a single text. Perestroika poets inherit from Pushkin polystylism,...
Poet’s corporeal topography in M. Tsvetaeva’s cycle “The Sibyl”
The body is considered as a spatial structure that serves in M. Tsvetaeva’s poetics as a form of spatial “exploration” of the world. The authors describe the functioning of the body image as a model juxtaposed with the structure of universe, on the one hand, and the being of the poet, on the other. The article explores the connection between this model and the image of Sybilmountain-cave-tree ...
Analytic philosophy: a historico-critical survey
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One Hundred Years Later: Visual Representations of Cultural Memory of the First World War in the Commemorative Practices in the UK
Based on the pieces of art created in the UK to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War, the article analyzes the visual images used in the national commemorative practices. Interconnection between the specifics of "English style" in the representation of the cultural memory of the Great War and deep trauma of British ...
Systematicity of the CPR and Kant’s system (III)
... noumena correspond to transcendental objects as the material of possible experience, which has become or can become actual, on the one hand. On the other, they correspond to abstract idealisation relations – norms and values – that are immanent in the world of phenomena and contribute to the organisation of that world.
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