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Martsinkovskaya T.D. Variations on a theme of personalism: Russian and French approaches

Full text in Russian: Марцинковская Т.Д. Вариации на тему персонализма: российский и французский подходы
Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia

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Basic concepts of personalism developed by Russian and French scientists are considered. Common features and differences in problems definition and treatment of issues of individual and society relationships, distinctions of individual and personal being, ways of world and self cognition are analyzed. The role of mentality and science development social situation in generation of content of different concepts is revealed.

Keywords: personalism, mentality, social situation of science development, intuitivism, individual, individuality, society


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities (Russia) and the CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France), project 09-06-95321a/fr “Interrelation and interference of the Russian and French humanity science in the first half of XX century”.


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Received 10 June 2010. Date of publication: 31 October 2010.

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Tatyana D. Martsinkovskaya. Ph.D., Professor; Head, Department of Adolescent Psychology, Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Education, ul. Mokhovaya, 9, str. 4, Moscow, Russia.
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Martsinkovskaya, T. D. (2010). Variations on a theme of personalism: Russian and French approaches. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 5(13). Retrieved from 0421000116/0051. [in Russian, abstr. in English].

Russian State Standard GOST P 7.0.5-2008
Martsinkovskaya T.D. Variations on a theme of personalism: Russian and French approaches [Electronic resource] // Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya. 2010. N 5(13). URL: (date of access: 0421000116/0051. [in Russian, abstr. in English]

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