UNDERSTANDING AS RECOGNITION

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Transliteration of original Title: 
PONIMANIE KAK PRIZNANIE
Author(s): 
Ivan S. Kurilovich
Russian State University for Humanities
Issue number: 
No.4 (Vol.54)
Abstract: 

The author demonstrates the dialogic and historicity of the process of understanding, on the basis of which he comes to three conclusions that radically differ from the main points of the article under discussion: 1. the understanding is not a problem of personal and social meanings; 2. the understanding is structured like the recognition; 3. as well as recognition, the understanding is defined by positions, and therefore it is conflictual, it destroys subject-object relations. The consequence of it is the mutual transformation of the subject and the object of understanding, leaving no place for unimpaired subjectivity.

Keywords: 
understanding, recognition, dialogue, cognition, transformation, subject, object
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DOI: 
10.5840/eps201754471
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