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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)


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Andrey Yakovlevich Flier,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Chief Researcher
D.S. Likhachev Russian Research Institute of Cultural
and Natural Heritage,
Professor at Moscow State
Linguistic University.
e-mail: andrey.flier@yandex.ru

Is culture inevitable?
(on the limits of the social usefulness of culture)
(Philosophical dystopia)

Abstract. The article presents the author's point of view about the limited social usefulness of culture, that culture is very repressive in relation to many manifestations of human nature: sexual-ity, physicality, etc., the idea is held that culture, as it develops, becomes more and more repres-sive, opposes the social principle to the individual more and more harshly.

Keywords:  culture, development, repression, taboo, mythologization, social usefulness.

 

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[2] Simmel G. The concept and tragedy of culture // Simmel G. Favorites. Vol. 1. Philosophy of culture. M., 1996.
[3] Benhabib S. The claims of culture. Equality and diversity in the global era. M., 2003.
[4] Nikonov A.P. Upgrade of the monkey. The big story of a small singularity. M., 2004.
[5] Foucault M. The order of discourse // Foucault M. The Will to truth: beyond knowledge, power and sexuality. Works of different years. M., 1996.
[6] See: Spengler O. The Decline of Europe. Vol. 1. M., 1983; Vol. 2. M., 1989; Toynbee A. Comprehension of history. M., 1991.
[7] Lem S. Philosophy of Chance. M., 2005. P. 390.
[8] See, for example: Tishkov V.A. Requiem for ethnos. Studies in socio-cultural anthropology. M., 2003.

 

 

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