Russian intelligentsia members and European intellectuals of the 20th century: features of interaction with society and the authority Cover Image

Российские интеллигенты и европейские интеллектуалы ХХ столетия: особенности взаимодействия с обществом и властью
Russian intelligentsia members and European intellectuals of the 20th century: features of interaction with society and the authority

Author(s): Vasily L. Chernoperov, Sergey Mihailovich Usmanov, Irina A. Budanova
Subject(s): Education, Political history, Social history, Recent History (1900 till today), Political behavior, Politics and society
Published by: Ивановский государственный университет
Keywords: the Russian intelligentsia members; the European intellectuals; the contemporary world; circulation in the authority; eternal opposition of the intelligentsia; a tower from an ivory; powerless people;

Summary/Abstract: The article shows the problems of the Russian intelligentsia members and European intellectuals participation in social and political transformations of the contemporary world and features of their relationship with the authority. Given is the authors’ concept of the public importance of intelligentsia members and intellectuals in the context of a new variable model of of the Russian intelligentsia members and European intellectuals participation in public and political life. The conclusion is drawn that for the Russian intelligentsia members the major importance in their self-determination is the division into insiders and outsiders according to valuable reference points; for the European intellectuals in their relation both to the authority and to society the main criterion of a self-assessment and incentive motive in their social action is division into conformists and nonconformists.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 9-31
  • Page Count: 23
  • Language: Russian