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Stages of the Great journey or The Russian philosophy of language of the second half of the 20th – early 21st centuries

V.N. Bazylev
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UDC 81:1

DOI 10.20339/AM.03-24.075  


Vladimir N. Bazylev, Dr. Sci. (Philology), Academic Adviser, Innovative research, educational and publishing center “ALMAVEST”, e-mail:


The article presents the results of the analysis of domestic paradigms of the philosophy of language of the second half of the twentieth – early 21st century. The processes of sequential construction and deconstruction of a series of domestic paradigms of the twentieth century are shown — the ‘new doctrine of language’ (Japhetic theory) (1923–1950), the inter-paradigm period (1950–1956), the ‘new Marxist linguistics’ (1957–1993) and the post–paradigm period (the end of the 90s of the twentieth century – the first quarter of the XXI century). Science is pushed forward not only by the discovery of new facts, but also a new look at old facts. The philosophical, political, national and linguistic problems faced by the government and scientific processes in the twentieth century are described in connection with various aspects of the life of Soviet and post-Soviet society, primarily with language policy. The appeal to the history of the philosophy of language in Russia is intended to help realize the internal logic and continuity of the development of the modern linguistic political culture of the country.

Keywords: historiography of the science of language, new doctrine of language, new Marxist linguistics, paradigm construction, paradigm deconstruction



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