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“World Spirit” by Georg Hegel: from Universe to the History of Mankind
“World Spirit” by Georg Hegel: from Universe to the History of Mankind

Author(s): Svitlana Orlyk, Zoya Stezhko
Subject(s): 19th Century Philosophy, German Idealism, Ontology
Published by: Международное философско-космологическое общество
Keywords: essence; universe; methodology; objectivity; rationalization; law; subjectivity; simulacrum; politics;

Summary/Abstract: The article analyzes the universal methodological potential of the philosophical theory of Georg Hegel in interpretation and forecasting of the universe from the study of rationally justified models of the Universe (along with the forecasting of new ones) to the clarification of the history logic and social processes optimization. Special attention is paid to the process of the formation of historical laws in the context of Georg Hegel's rational philosophy. The authors pay particular attention to the following issue. Some problems of philosophy are identified that reduce its effectiveness as a methodology of science as well as methods of their resolution; the necessity of analyzing the conceptual apparatus of science in relation to the categorical apparatus and principles of rational philosophy is shown; the place and role of interdisciplinary methodologies in particular scientific research are analyzed; the movement of abstraction in the process of formation of history as a science is shown; the peculiarities of history and its laws among other fundamental sciences are determined along with the influence of objective and subjective factors that cause low efficiency of the methodological apparatus in everyday life; the philosophical justification of the specificity of freedom and responsibility of ordinary citizens and representatives of the authorities is revealed; the need to change the priorities of history and philosophy is demonstrated through different population groups, with a special emphasis on the political stratum. The key conclusions and recommendations on the optimization of social processes in the logic of rational philosophy by Georg Hegel are formulated.

  • Issue Year: 23/2019
  • Issue No: 23
  • Page Range: 147-156
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English