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The Reception of Lotman's Models of 'Agreement' and 'Self-giving' In Russian Legal Philosophy By Vadim Verenich
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In his famous article, " ‘Agreement’ and ‘Self-giving’ as archetypal models of culture " (1984), Lotman among other things has identified two distinctive types of... More > archetypical models of culture - the magical one and the religious one. Each of these cultural models is characterized by a special , fundamentally different types of relationships. The main vehicle of magical model of culture is a notion of agreement which is, in the very broad meaning, regarded from within a Russian wordview as a complete antithesis to ‘an unconditional act of self-giving’ with the latter being a pivotal element of religious culture. Lotman’s typology of archetypal models in culture compare and contrast with work done in the western legal philosophy, sociology and anthroplogy on the notion ‘contract’ , and as such it would help to explain the remarkably different routes of the evolution of Western European and Russian legal culture.< Less
RUSSIAN SPIRITUALITY AND THE SECULARIZATION OF CULTURE By MIKHAIL EPSTEIN
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MIKHAIL EPSTEIN "RUSSIAN SPIRITUALITY AND THE SECULARIZATION OF CULTURE". “Mikhail Esptein is a preeminent authority on Russian spirituality, and this fine book shows why. With his... More > characteristic erudition Epstein brings the reader to the origins of Russian intellectual tradition, showing how it continues to inform some of the most heated debates in modern Russia. According to the author, this culture occupies a unique position on the intersection of Western and Eastern spirituality, and the tension between these powerful crosscurrents creates a space for the kind of religious, artistic, and intellectual creativity we have come to associate with Russia. Epstein treats these complex, fascinating subjects with the admirable clear-headedness and discernment that make the book valuable to experts and common readers alike". - Dmitri SHALIN, Professor of Sociology at University of Nevada, director of the Center for Democratic Culture, coordinator of Justice & Democracy Forum series.< Less
RUSSIAN SPIRITUALITY AND THE SECULARIZATION OF CULTURE By MIKHAIL EPSTEIN
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MIKHAIL EPSTEIN "RUSSIAN SPIRITUALITY AND THE SECULARIZATION OF CULTURE". “Mikhail Esptein is a preeminent authority on Russian spirituality, and this fine book shows why. With his... More > characteristic erudition Epstein brings the reader to the origins of Russian intellectual tradition, showing how it continues to inform some of the most heated debates in modern Russia. According to the author, this culture occupies a unique position on the intersection of Western and Eastern spirituality, and the tension between these powerful crosscurrents creates a space for the kind of religious, artistic, and intellectual creativity we have come to associate with Russia. Epstein treats these complex, fascinating subjects with the admirable clear-headedness and discernment that make the book valuable to experts and common readers alike". - Dmitri SHALIN, Professor of Sociology at University of Nevada, director of the Center for Democratic Culture, coordinator of Justice & Democracy Forum series.< Less

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