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Hypotheses:

THEORY OF CULTURE

A.Ya. Flier. The phenomenon of prestigious consumption

 

Discussions:

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

A.Ya. Flier. Structuring culture according to the methods of social regulation

N.A. Khrenov. A sociological turn in science. About the art of the XIX century: I. Ten's concept as an anticipation of the cultural turn (continued)

V.M. Rozin. Non-traditional, socio-cultural interpretation of the book by Meer Shalev "Fontanella" (ending)

 

Analytics:

HIGH ART IN MODERN CULTURE (E.N. Shapinskaya'sSection)

E.N. Shapinskaya. "Storytelling" as a form of narrative in Modern Popular culture

CULTURAL REFLECTIONSBY

A.Ya. Flier. Historical transformation of culture from admiration of the past to aspiration to the future

N.A. Khrenov. A man in a pandemic situation: excursions into history (beginning)

V.M. Rozin. Love in culture and family: yesterday and today (based on the novel by Meir Shalev "Two bears Came out of the forest")

V.I. Grachev. Knowledge and information in modern Cultural Studies: Paradoxes of similarities and differences of content


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Flier Andrey Yakovlevich,
Doctor of Philosophy, Professor,
Chief Researcher
Lykhachev Russian Research Institute
for Cultural and Natural Heritage
e-mail: andrey.flier@yandex.ru

On Functions of Symbol in Culture

Abstract. The article deals with a complex of functions of symbols in culture, the role of symbol production in social communication, building of general concepts in language as symbols. The author compares the role of religion and art with that of language and social behavior as sources of symbol production.

Key words. Symbol and sign, culture, functions, communication, symbol systems in culture, religion and art, language and behavior as systems generating meaning.


The article is prepared with the support of the Russian Humanitarian Scientific Fund, grant № 15-03-00031 Cultural Regulation of Social Dynamics.

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[4] See more details: Flier A.Ya. Culture as a Social and Regulation Program: the Stage of Formation // Culture of culture. 2015. № 1. [e-resource] URL: http://cult-cult.ru/culture-as-a-social-regulatory-program-the-stage-of-formation/, Flier A.Ya. Culture as Symbolic Activity: the Stage of Formation. [e-resource] URL: http://cult-cult.ru/culture-as-a-symbolic-activity-the-stage-of-formation/
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[9] See: Flier A.Ya. Good and Evil in Cultural and Historical Meaning // Information Humanitarian Portal “Knowledge. Understanding. Skill”. 2015. № 3. [e-resource] URL: http://www.zpu-journal.ru/e-zpu/2015/3/Flier_Good-Evil/.
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