THE ROLE OF INTUITION IN V.I. VERNADSKY'S LIFE AND DOCTRINE

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Transliteration of original Title: 
Rol' intuitsii v zhizni i uchenii V.I. Vernadskogo
Author(s): 
Denis Solodukhin
Moscow State University of Fine Chemical Technologies named after M.V. Lomonosov
Issue number: 
No. 4 (Vol. 42)
Pages: 
155-170
Abstract: 

The article deals with the problem of correlation the noosphere’s formation and human being evolution in V.I. Vernadsky’s approach. In this concept origin of Noosphere is determined not only by technics, human ecological duties, democracy etc. but new evolutional leap of Homo sapiens as well. Man’s evolution means human intuitive creativity development and morality. The intuitive abilities of person seems be continued within noosphere itself. There is correlation of epistemological aspects with evolutional one at Vernadsky’s doctrine (“onto-epistemology” by N.O. Lossky, S.L. Frank and A. Bergson). The Russian cosmist supposed scientific knowledge be influenced by “artistic experience”, common sense, intuition etc. He admitted fundamental meaning the logical and rational points of knowledge (and being?) but expanded understanding the rationality as well, including in it a number of intuitive and irrational points. Living reality is wider all points to be conceptualized. That’s why saying on correlation and inter-transition of the Rational and the Irrational (Irrational means here all variety of non-logic cognitive forms) is relevant. Such interpretation based on the personalistic approach, i.e. considering Vernadsky’s person and his internal experience. The intuitive feeling of the Alive was very important for Russian scientist and thinker. That’s why he consider physical picture of the world itself just as one of ways to explain reality to be insufficient without its connection the point of the live.  A lot of Vernadsky’s thoughts might be assessed as post-unclassical methodology’s forerunners – especially in idea of self-organization, synergetic paradigm with its idea of coevolution of organisms end ecosystems farther turned to sociocultural evolution.

Keywords: 
the dialog of cognitive practices, evolution, human being, noosphere, personalistic approach, internal experience
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