Humanist choice of Russian population and focuses of Russian sociology


Lapin N.I.

Dr. Sci. (Philos.), Prof., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Centre for Socio-cultural Changes Studies, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia lapini31@mail.ru

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Lapin N.I. Humanist choice of Russian population and focuses of Russian sociology. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2016. No 5. P. 23-34




Abstract

The author discusses three interrelated rounds of ideas. First round – origins of Russia as society, state, civilization; endogenous and exogenous vectors of society and civilization formation. The second circle – humanist choice by Russia population, concept of real humanism, humanistic turn-point in the social sciences, critical humanism as methodology to understand real evolution. Third round – the stages of humanistic modernization preparation and the focuses of Russian sociology. Many issues raised require further research.


Keywords
Russian civilization; vectors of its evolution; alternative of permissiveness and humanism; humanist majority choice; real humanism; critical humanism
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