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    Schlegel’s doctrine of how to interact with chaos
    Epistemological studies in Philosophy, Social and Political Sciences 1 (23): 21-25. 2013.
    Philosophical strategy of dealing with chaos developed by Friedrich Schlegel are analyzed. Namely the strategy of transfiguration of chaos into harmony. The purpose of this paper is the articulation of the theoretical legacy of Friedrich Schlegel, his philosophical ideas about the strategy of interaction with the chaos, and their ordering. Schlegel sees chaos as a productive start. For him - this is the substrate, lush and abundant energy material which are necessary for creation of harmony. L. …Read more
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    Big attention to various theoretical aspects of allegories’ use in philosophical texts was paid by Friedrich Schelling, Friedrich Schleiermacher and Johann Goethe. Some modern researchers gained considerable results in interpreting the allegories of different authors into philosophy. For example, Seth Lerer explored allegories in the texts of Boethius, Jerrold Seigel, which were engaged in the interpretation of the allegories in texts of the Italian humanists. E. Titar explored allegories in G. …Read more
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    Two philosophical strategies of chaos ordering that were offered by Renaissance philosophers are analyzed: Ordering by means of mind and ordering by means of love. It is reasoned that both of these studies dates back to Antique philosophers’ ideas. Such supporters of ordering by mind doctrine as Coluccio Salutati, Giannozzo Manetti are pointed out. These thinkers believed that a person is able to cope with disorder of reality efficiently when he follows his mind. Among supporters of ordering by …Read more
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    Modern philosophical researches pay attention to various aspects of self-knowledge investigation. For instance, there are works on historical concepts of self-knowledge, or articles about the place of self-knowledge in the phenomenon of rationality, or articles about epistemological lacks of self-knowledge. However, our paper is about the aspect that is not in the researchers’ centre of attention. Our study shows that practicing of book reading can be a source of information not only about the c…Read more
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    Concepts in which Friedrich Nietzsche declares his ideas about person’s proper attitude to chaos are singled out and systematized. It is shown that Friedrich Nietzsche interprets chaos not as a goal, but as a condition of person’s fulfilling his goals. In this aspect F. Nietzsche’s doctrine is close to Friedrich Schlegel’s chaos interpretation. The specificity of Friedrich Nietzsche’s stance is that he firmly sets a person a task of chaos transfiguration by his own attempts. It is argued that F.…Read more
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    Ideas concerning chaos that were expressed by the philosophers of the Enlightenment are singled out and systematized. Particularly, it is shown that there were philosophers of the Enlightenment who first got the idea that chaos plays an important role in human culture, having appeared in the mythology of many nations, and not only in Ancient Greek’s one. It is proven that philosophers of the Enlightenment came to the conclusion that person’s acknowledgement of world’s chaotic nature engenders co…Read more
  • The term «chaos» in the historical and philosophical studies
    Epistemological studies in Philosophy, Social and Political Sciences 3 49-54. 2015.
    Philosophical meaning of the term «chaos» is analyzed. The historical and philosophical transformations of the concept of «chaos» are considered. The differences between the philosophical and scientifi interpretations of the concept «chaos» are demonstrated.