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Cultural history as a branch of natural science

In the history of cultural science this fact has been neglected. This period is considered only a brief historical overview as predecessor of modern cultural studies. In fact, the focus should be on two lines, or ways of shaping science of culture, natural lines and line running from understanding the culture as fundamentally forms of […]

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Marx’s concept of culture

Marxist idea of culture is dependent on the next concepts and conceptual blueprints clarify the historic and social development: approach to detailing the genesis and substance of tradition; department of culture in substance and religious research as well as their interdependence; materialist meaning of culture and its own character; department of sociocultural evolution of the […]

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Cyclical approach in culturology

The cyclic approach was sought not only to analyze the dynamics of culture in general; He turned to the experts who examine some specific culture. Long waves in the economy or “big cycles conditions” began to be analyzed by economists in the middle of the XIX century, including British scientists X. Clark Art. Jevons. In […]

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Culture as a universum of values

Philosophy of Culture is a system of views on cultural and civilizational processes, which reflected the typical beginning of the century philosophical and social ideas. Particularly strong influenced by the philosophy of humanism representative of British pragmatism F. K. Schiller, led largely subjective idealist general direction views. He also tried to develop a system of […]

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Oswald Spengler and his book

German philosopher Oswald Spengler and culture (1880-1936) made a significant contribution to the formation of cultural studies through its main work “Decline of the West. Essays on the morphology of world history.” However, this work value and importance of ideas contained in it uniform. When reading it can distinguish itself culturologic core mission to set […]

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The morphology of culture

At the heart of every culture is its specific, which grows and real history of this culture. Every culture conceived as Spengler has a “soul”. Culture as becoming “soul” is pure possibility, but, taken as its “solid” implementation of spatially arranged objective forms, there was the reality. “The culture dies when this soul made without […]

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The main tasks of Cultural Studies Part 2

Each paradigm signifies unreasonable types and a brand new knowledge of the difference logical thought actions. Kuhn demonstrates the dissertation that there surely is no proof that will not be determined by the paradigm. For the disadvantages for knowing the¬†character of social understanding Kuhn historiographical idea is essential declaration that going for a paradigm that […]

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The main tasks of Cultural Studies Part 1

Tradition a comparatively fresh department of integrative medical understanding, which attempts to consider the area of the foundation of all of the complicated technology of the trend and reports tradition being an integral program. Topics gets in the Latin word “tradition” and also the Traditional word “images” (term, training). “Tradition” (in the Latin’s idea. farming, […]

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The reasons of cultural diversity Part 2

Uniqueness of Western culture, VR Herder configured very critical. He drew attention to its significant contrast to the Eastern culture, thus making a comparative analysis “Therefore, European public organisms – a beast that insatiable absorb everything foreign, everything is good and evil, spices and poisons, tea and coffee, gold and silver – in his feverish […]

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