Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICCESSH 2017)

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Knowledge as a Non-equilibrium Dynamic System

Mikhail Oseledchik, Marina Ivleva, Vitaly Ivlev
The article is devoted to the consideration of knowledge as a non-equilibrium, self-sustaining, and self-organizing system possessing the properties of openness, nonlinearity and dissipation, which shows the true value of learning and intellectual productive environment for possible diffusion of knowledge....

Self and Other in the Communicative Space of the Global World

Olga Chistyakova
The author presents the philosophical analysis of Self–Other relationship in intercultural and interreligious communications in the globalizing world. Special attention is paid to the semantic clarification of the processes of alienation and simultaneous mutual influence, strangification in a dichotomous...

Ecology of Culture in the Space of Social and Humanitarian Knowledge

Eleonora Barkova, Olga Buzskaya, Marina Ivleva, Marat Buzskij
The article investigates, on the foundation of eco-philosophical approach, the concept of ecology, in general, and the perspectives of its implementation in the sphere of culture researches; it analyzes the main approaches in ecological methodology. The authors conclude the ecological aspects of culture...

Psychosemantics and Representationalism

Alexey Chernyak
Psychosemantics is a research program aimed to naturalize meaning, demonstrate how it emerges from natural properties of mental states and processes. The present article explores what seems to be an essence of psychosemantic theories of meaning in order to bring to light their most general problem. It...

The Historian of Philosophy in Search of Sense

Anatoly Kolesnikov
In the article, conditions of actualization interpretation and translation techniques of philosophical texts of non-Western philosophy are revealed. The author marks out features of hermeneutical procedures and their correlation with existentially rational approaches. The problem translatability of the...

Philosophy of Economics in Context of the Challenges of Modernity

Andrey Orekhov, Fakhraddin Akhmedov
This article is devoted to the philosophy of economics as to the interdisciplinary area existing on a joint of philosophy and economy. Philosophy of economics - «philosophical problems of economy» is the scientific interdisciplinary direction investigating the most fundamental, basic, and most metaphysical...

Transhumanism Horizons of Convergent Technologies

Ekaterina Gnatik
The article focuses on transformation of human values under the impact of convergent technologies that create possibilities to transform human consciousness on an organic, neurobiological level. They give an impetus for developing ways to overcome fundamental limits of human abilities and methods for...

Russian Philosophy on the Value of an Individual

Igor Grebeshev
The author of the article represents the philosophy's personalist branch as an integral living process of Russian philosophical thought development in the late 19th - early 20th centuries, rich with interaction, debate and discussion. The author shows, how the reception of the European personalist tradition...

The Mentality as the Image of the Cognitive Properties of the Other

Klavdiya Vasilyeva, Osor Ochirov
The article presents a probability model of gaining insight into the mentality phenomenon as a reflection of cognitive property and another mind's abilities. The authors establish a point that mentality is a result of the external evaluation since it is not self-reflected by its subject. The mentality...

Areas of the Competence of Reason in the Teachings of Al-Ghazali

Maythem Al-Janabi, Nur Kirabaev
New methodological approaches to studying the philosophical heritage of al-Ghazali (1058-1111) are connected with the understanding of another culture as "a different culture and logic of thinking," the Arab-Muslim culture as a "phenomenon of cross-cultural interaction, the role of "the ideal of knowledge...

Specificity of Early Categorial Thinking in Ancient China

Natalya Pushkarskaya
The article is dedicated to the universality problem in early categorial thinking of Ancient China. Universal conceptual schemes generated in archaic cultures appear to be an important part of contemporary science.

Personalism–The Philosophical Movement for Human Development

Pavol Dancak
Freedom manifests itself in the creative activity of man. Through a creative act, the person expresses itself and thus fulfils its freedom. Life of man can be ruled neither by fear, nor by authoritative pressure. If there is something valuable in life and world, then it may happen only thanks to freedom....

The Repressive Hypothesis: Natural Sexuality, Suppressed Eros and a Chance of an Alternative

Philipp Tagirov
The article studies the so called "repressive hypothesis" according to which eros and sexuality are suppressed by authoritarian social order. This hypothesis is based of Freudian idea of repressive nature of culture and developed primarily by W. Reich and G. Marcuse. The current analysis points out the...

Philologist Versus Philosopher On the Translation of the Philosophical Texts

Rusana Pskhu, Galina Zashchitina, Ludmila Kryshtop, Nadezhda Danilova, Larissa Kalashnikova
The article concerns the principles of translating philosophical texts which have a number of particular features. Above all, that is the use of certain specific terminological means. The chief object and the main difficulty we deal with is looking for and revealing a correct translation for the philosophical...

Concept of the "Axial Age" in Modern Philosophy in Russia

Sergei Nizhnikov
The article shows the principles of K. Jaspers's concept of "axial age" that were stressed and developed in modern philosophy in Russia. It analyzes ideas expressed from philosophers and historians including M.K. Mamardashvili (universalism of "axial age"), A.V. Semushkin (the ruin of myth and the birth...

Social Criticism: From Utopia to Post-utopian Thought

Svetlana Rudanovskaya
The article deals with social criticism and its ideals that undergo transformation in the situation of mass media society (with its unification tendencies as well as pluralism in views and approaches to reality). Contemporary critics are characterized first of all by their sensitivity to language, its...

Neo-Vedantism in the Bengal Renaissance: Genesis, Foundations and Development in XIX Century

Tatiana Skorokhodova
The article represents genesis and development of Neo-Vedanta philosophy by thinkers of Bengal Renaissance thinkers. The reconsideration of classical Vedanta is described as continuation of its ideas as most suitable for Modern needs in cultural spheres as well as re-building of these ones based on humanistic...

Modalities and Logic

Vitaly Ivlev, Nellie Lepskaya
This article investigates the category of modality (necessity, chance and possibility) in history of philosophy, biology and logic. We study the first in the history of philosophy understanding of the types of modality of the ancient Greek thinker Democritus; identify the main use of the categories studied...

Florensky and Kant—the Metaphysics of Faith vs the Metaphysics of Reason

Vladimir Belov, Julia Karagod
The article reviews the criticism of philosophical position of I. Kant by the Russian religious philosopher Pavel Florensky. The sharpness of such criticism is explained by the Russian philosopher's recognition in Kant not just of the assertion of power of reason as opposed to faith, but the assertion...

Peculiarities of Aristotelian Scholastic Logic

Vitaly Ivlev, Marina Ivleva
The article is a retrospective analysis of Aristotle's logic, which had a great influence on the development of logic as a science, and its evolution into scholastic philosophy. With the help of the method of historical reconstruction the author singles out the major elements of logic in general such...

A View on Contemporaneity Through the Discourse of Postmodernism

Olga Chistyakova
The article discusses the basic principles of the social existence displayed as the signs of the postmodern world. The author analyses some philosophical concepts and teachings of the postmodernism (Z. Bauman, J. Baudrillard, J. Urry, A. Giddens) in their reflection of social problems of contemporaneity....

Information and Communication Technologies in the Contemporary Educational Process

Vladimir Tsvyk, Irina Tsvyk
The article is devoted to the analysis of the informatization process of all forms of educational activity and evaluation of its possible consequences. The authors consider the positive and negative aspects of the widespread introduction of computer technologies in the educational process. It is noted...

Bibliometric Analysis on the Resource Rooms for Learning in Regular Class in Our Country in the Recent Twenty Years

Xiu Li
Bibliometric analysis is applied to review the research results of resource room for learning in regular class of our country from 1999 to 2016. The results reveal: although the amount of research literature on resource room for learning in regular class increases yearly, the research is still at initial...

Exploration and Practice on the Three-dimensional Training Mode for Special Children's Art Rehabilitation Talents

Qiuzhu Liu, Xingmei Dong
The three-dimensional training mode, including course teaching, rehabilitation practice and network teaching, is probed in this paper for special children's art rehabilitation, on the basis of teaching reform. This mode mainly solves problems, such as insufficient practical ability of art rehabilitation,...

Research on Applied Undergraduate Course Reform Based on Makerspace

Nana Shang
Applied undergraduate aims at training high quality applied talents who can adapt to economic development. In the era of "mass entrepreneurship and innovation", applied undergraduate is required to train talents with high quality of entrepreneurship and innovation. Maker Education becomes the theme....

Investigation on Current Situation of College Students' Interpersonal Communication

Yu Zhao, Wen Hu, Xiaorong Gan, Tiechuan Liu, Ming Cheng
The Comprehensive Diagnostic Scale for Interpersonal Relationship of College Students compiled by Zheng Richang is used in this research to carry out questionnaire survey for 311 college students of Gannan Medical University. Conclusion: The interpersonal communication of college students in Gannan Medical...

Practical Exploration on the Application of Red Culture in Ideological and Political Education for College Students

Pan Li, Yongjian Xu
Red culture resources are historical relics with rich connotation to carry out ideological and political education. Except for updating ideas and contents, the specific ways should be reformed and innovated to effectively integrate red culture in the ideological and political education. Therefore, the...

Research on Co-construction of Practical Teaching System of Fine Arts in Sino-Russia Universities

Zhongfeng Fu
With the reform and opening-up, the education in China enters the age of globalization. The friendly relationship between China and Russia contributes to the upsurge of Sino-Russian cooperation in running schools. The Co-construction of practical teaching system of fine arts in Sino-Russia universities...

Research on College Sports Teaching Development under the Perspective of Sino-Russian Cooperation in Running Schools

Changzhu Li
With the modernization of education, the internationalization level of colleges of our country in running schools improves unceasingly. The Sino-Russian cooperation in running schools develops rapidly, contributing to the introduction of high quality educational resources of Russia and the reform and...

Education in the Network Society: Challenges and Prospects

Daria Dobrinskaya, Artemiy Kurbanov, Inna Vershinina
The article shows the key tendencies of the functioning of the institute of education in the network society. Specific features of dynamic changes in science and technology development and the transformation of the labor sphere are analyzed. The authors pay special attention to challenges and prospects...

Self-Management as a Predictor of Student Performance

Elena Petanova, Radostina Stoyanova
This article reviews the study of predictors in fist-year students' academic performance with its index being calculated on the basis of their interim academic success assessments on two fields of study. The self-management capacity was determined by the methods of N. Peisakhov, and the sampling included...

The Study of the Legal Education of Chinese Minority College Students

Deli Sun
The legal education of minority college students, mainly refers to the national college and university education involved in minority college students in order to raise awareness of the law, legal culture thinking, learning legal knowledge education. This study is to inquire and analyze the minority...

Teaching of Philosophy as a System Core of Modern Higher Education

Irina Ponizovkina
The article is dedicated to the urgent issues and the role of lecturing philosophy in the higher schools. The author believes, the philosophical and humanitarian education shall become a strategic core of educational processes in the higher schools and make them more effective. The article also draws...

Cultivate and Carry forward Socialist Core Values Based on Excellent Traditional Chinese Culture

Yinghui Ren
It is the requirement of improving national cultural soft power and strengthening cultural self-confidence of Chinese nation to base on excellent traditional Chinese culture, in order to cultivate and carry forward socialist core values. The dialectical unification relations of excellent traditional...

Discussion on the Innovation of Mandarin Teaching in Colleges

Changmin Wang
Compared with other educational stages, in higher education stage, students' pronunciation of words and language habit has formed. They have different language foundations and weak consciousness of language specification. Besides, the mandarin application fails to meet the requirements. The information-based...

Analysis on the Meaning of Teaching with Dialectical Negation

Fujiang Sun
The unification of affirmation and negation of things can reach if we overcome and retain different factors of things or the different trends or properties of the same factor. Understanding that negation is the "unification of retaining and overcoming" can train students' ability and skill of dialectical...

Three Problems Noticeable for Patriotism Teaching

Wenping Ma
"Loving the country" is the core of individual cultivation and practice of socialist core values, in the teaching of "inherit patriotic tradition and carry forward China spirits" given in Chapter II of Moral Education and Fundamentals of Law course for college students in China, more analysis shall be...

Application of Intercultural Awareness in College English Teaching

Yan Chen
Intercultural communication is one of the important parts in college English teaching and students are required to acquire the cultural knowledge of other countries, especially the English-speaking countries while learning the language. This article describes how to cultivate the intercultural awareness...

Comparative Research on Construction of Art Major Teachers' Team Mainly in Universities of Science and Technology

Linlin Zou, Wanbing Shi
The development of society and economy makes people for the pursuit of art is more urgent and intense, and all aspects of social life in the art industry has become an important part in our daily life, for the social and economic development plays an important role. As an important part of the art of...

Research on Zoology Teaching under the Credit System Mode

Ruilin Tian
Zoology is an important basic course for undergraduates majoring in biology, in order to guarantee and improve the zoology teaching quality after reform of the credit system, based on the teaching practice, the article discusses and confirms that to keep the integrity of zoology knowledge system and...

Construction of A Learning Society and Sports Culture of College Campus

Xiaohui Che
A learning society is a kind of ideal social form, which is designed for the education development and learning activities in future by the lifelong education advocates. This paper discussed some problems related to the construction of a learning society and sports culture of college campuses based on...

Study on the Teaching Strategies for Undergraduates of English Majors Based on Learning Style

Juju Wang
The minds and physiology of college students has been mature and they have possessed stronger independence and have basically formed their stable and effective learning skills and possessed the suitable learning strategies to acquire what teachers have taught. It is shown in the research that the teaching...

Evaluation of a Curriculum

Yuxia Yang
Evaluation is an on-going and evolutionary process in the development of a curriculum in which it may encompass different people in the different periods like audience, participants or observers. Strictly speaking evaluation cannot only be thought as tests and it is broader than tests, assessment or...

Rational Thinking on Bioethics Education for Students in Public Security Colleges Surpassing Life

Jun Lu
According to group characteristics of students in public security colleges, life education on them is analyzed from the perspective of ethic, and paths to solve the predicaments of bioethics education for these students are explored, in order to guide them to establish correct outlook on bioethics and...

Research on Startup Education Courses in Higher Vocational Colleges

Shuang Wang
Startup courses set in higher vocational colleges are the necessity of meeting social development, promoting self development and improving students' quality. Currently there are many problems existing in the course setting, textbook and teaching forms. This article is focused on raising thoughts to...

The Integration of Media literacy education into Ideology and morality education at China's High Schools

Haoyu Wang
The development of the society has come to the era of media. The media message is increasingly important in public life, with the mediated culture penetrating every corner of the corner of the society. The ubiquity of the media message makes the students in growth confused when make choices. Meanwhile,...

Research on Current Situation of Overseas Vietnamese Students and Its Policy Improvement

Anh Thu Vo, Wanbing Shi
It is of great importance to explore the current situation of overseas Vietnamese students and policy improvement, in order to improve the management level of overseas Vietnamese students. Research methods like statistical method, inductive method and policy analysis method are applied to conclude the...

Research on Paths to Cultivate Occupational Quality of Higher Vocational College Students under the Guidance of Spirit of the Craftsman

Li Pan
Spirit of the craftsman plays a distinctly important role in the implementation of Made in China 2025, having great significance on the survival of enterprises, the development of higher vocational colleges and career planning of higher vocational college students. In cultivation of students' occupational...

Research on Promotion of the Quality and Benefit of Military Theory at Local Colleges and Universities of Yunnan

Jinghua Rong
As a compulsory course for local college students, the course of military theory plays an important role in intensifying and promoting national defense education and construction. In addition, Yunnan, located in a special geographical location, is of great strategic significance with abundant war and...

The "Double" Situation of College Students' Employment Guidance Education Mode of "12345"

Bin Zhou, Hao Li, Di Zhang
college students employment is a major problem in today's society, and it is a key indicator of education. And it is also the need of scientific and standardized education to achieve effective employment. This article appeared in the employment of college students. This paper is to study the causes,...