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Hypotheses:

THEORY OF CULTURE

A.Ya. Flier. A systematic model of the social functions of culture

 

Discussions:

IN SEARCH OF THE MEANING OF HISTORY AND CULTURE (A.Ya. Flier's column)

A.V. Kostina, A.Ya. Flier. Ternary functional model of culture (continued)

V.M. Rozin. Features and constitution of musical reality

N.A. Khrenov. Russian culture at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries: the Gnostic "Renaissance" in the context of symbolism (continued)

 

Analytics:

CULTURAL REFLECTIONS

I.V. Kondakov. The cat as a cultural hero: from Puss in Boots to Schrodinger's Cat

N.A. Khrenov. A Century later: the tragic experience of Soviet Culture (continued)

I.E. Isakas. Hypothesis. The Christmas tree is a symbol of the second coming of Christ

THE DUEL

A.Ya. Flier. Is culture inevitable? (on the limits of the social usefulness of culture) (Philosophical dystopia)

A.A. Pelipenko. Culture as an inevitability (on the subjective status of culture)


Announcement of the next issue

 

 

Orlova Elna Alexandrovna,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Director of Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
State Academy of Slavic Culture
e-mail: elna.orlova@mail.ru

Components of Modern Sociology of Culture

Abstract. The article is dedicated to the current state of sociology of culture at its initial stage of development and includes theoretical background, subject area, objects of study, as well as unsolved problems specific to this field of sociological research.

Key words. Culture, macrosociology, microsociology, sociocultural dynamics, social reality, sociology of culture, structuralism, structural functionalism, phenomenology.

 

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