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A. Ya. Flier. Theory of culture


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

The Structure of Culture

Abstract. The article deals with multifaceted models of culture structuring developed by different researchers and substantiates their significance as cognitive tools for the study of culture. The author postulates precedence of the models reflecting not only formal and static parameters of culture, but also its functional, content-related and dynamic properties.

Key words. Culture, models of structuring, binary, ternary and other models, functional, content-related and dynamic properties of culture

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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[10] Flier A.Ya.  Social Stratification of Culture // Flier A.Ya., Poletayeva M.A. The Origins and Development of Culture. М.: МGUKI, 2008. P. 155-195.
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[12] Flier A.Ya. Ternary Model in the Mythology of Culture // Higher Education in the 21st Century. М.: MosGU, 2015. P. 11-16.
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[24] Flier A.Ya. Essays on the Historical Dynamics of Cultre. М.: Soglasiye, 2012.



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