Specifics of N.G. Chernyshevsky sociological ideas

Nikiforov Ya.A.

Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Assoc. Prof., Prof., Sociological Faculty, Saratov State University, Saratov, Russia. nikiforovy@mail.ru

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Nikiforov Ya.A. Specifics of N.G. Chernyshevsky sociological ideas. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 3. P. 29-38


N.G. Chernyshevsky’s sociological discourse was largely subordinated to the tasks of designing and implementing social change. Fallacy ia demonstrated of the stereotype of perceiving him as a revolutionarysubordinating artistic creativity to the tasks of the struggle against autocracy. N. G. Chernyshevsky acted, on the one hand, as educator, and on the other, as sociologist-journalist of socio-practical orientation. His impact on contemporaries wore philosophical character.

Russian education; post-reform Russia; utopian socialism; community; work ethic
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