The historical choice of the Holy Prince Vladimir in the formation of Russian philosophy



Grand Prince Vladimir of Kiev, becoming a Christian, has changed the political system of ancient Rus' and their choice to determine the vector of further state construction - the creation of a powerful Russian empire. Adoption of Christianity contributed to the development of the conciliar consciousness. Reverence of the memory of Grand Duke was expressed in the construction of temples, the establishment of the highest state awards, in the reconstruction of the artistic image in literature.

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Keywords: the sense of history, a feat of Christianity, nationality, historicism, philosophy, spirituality, historical philosophy, transformation, education, tradition, morality, state, collegiality, self-selection.

Journal rubric: Intercultural Communication and Problems of Globalization: Psycho-, Socio- and Ethnolinguistics

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Shmeleva A.V. The historical choice of the Holy Prince Vladimir in the formation of Russian philosophy [Elektronnyi resurs]. Âzyk i tekst = Language and Text, 2015. Vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 137–143. DOI: 10.17759/langt.2015020412. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Anna V. Shmeleva, PhD in Philology, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Methods of Teaching Russian Language and Literature, Moscow State Regional University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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