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Kutz Vladimir Anatolievich,
Candidate of Science,
Leading Research Worker,
Concern “Granit-Electron”JSC,
Herzen University doctoral student.

Protective Functions of Culture
Abstract: The article outlines the main points of the author's concept of culture as a means of physical, intellectual and psychological protection of a person and the society from external threats. The article analyzes the place of this function in a raw of other functions of culture. Major subsystems of culture involved in maintaining this function are discussed from the perspective of M.S. Kagan’s cultural morphology.
Keywords: Culture, protection, physical, intellectual and psychological security of a person and the society.

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