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Cultural-Historical Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1816-5435

ISSN (online): 2224-8935

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/chp

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

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Otium post negotium? 1116

Ivanchenko G.V., PhD in Philosophy, Head of the General Sociology department at the State University "Higher School of Ecomomics", Moscow, Russia, galina-iv@yandex.ru
Ryzhov Yu.V., PhD, Associate professor at the State Pedagogical University of Taganrog, Russia, rizhov@pochtamp.ru
Abstract
This detailed review of the book by N.A. Khrenov “The Playful Human in Russian Culture” focuses on the most interesting moments of the book. The author equals play with leisure, reviewing the latter from two points of view: spiritual (cultural) and material (civilizational). He considers leisure a specific cultural phenomenon that has its own history and certain socio-cultural functions. The aim of leisure activity is to develop human personality, whereas leisure provides conditions for freedom. The author analyzes cultural functions of leisure using Russian nobility of 18–19th centuries as an example. He also analyzes present-day leisure and shows that modern culture turns back to archaic forms of play that are typical of culture before the Modern period N.A. Khrenov describes the processes of institutionalizing leisure values. The authors of the review not only set forth N.A. Khrenov's position, but also dispute with him.

Keywords: culture, civilization, leisure, freedom of personality

Column: Reviews

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