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Flier Andrey Yakovlevich 
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Chief Research Worker 
Lykhachev Russian Research Institute 
for Cultural and Natural Heritage

Culture as a System of Mediation Institutions

Abstract. The article discusses the mediation function of culture between man and ecological and social environment in which he lives and works. The paper also analyzes cultural mediation in the relationship between man and nature, people from the immediate social environment, society as a whole, professional environment, and world culture. Functions of culture as a regulator and limiter of variants of human practical behavior are systematized.

Keywords. Culture, man, nature, the immediate social environment, society, professional environment, humanity, mediation.

The article was prepared with the support of Russian Foundation for Humanities. Grant N 14-03-00035, “Cultural Regulation of Social Dynamics”.
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