PHILOSOPHICAL ANTINOMIES OF TOTALITARIANISM

Lilijana Astra, Virginija Jakimenko

Abstract


Modern research of such complex political phenomena as totalitarianism requires new concepts and theoretical approaches. Even more they are related with aphenomenon of antinomy and emergence of internal conflicts between the laws of the natural evolution of human laws and principles. Nevertheless totalitarianism undergoes spontaneous destruction and ruin.
A famous thinker Joseph Levin in his conceptual system of political philosophy carefully investigated totalitarianism and the nature of brutality. Totalitarianism is based on antinomies that are diametrically opposed and irreconcilable to humanistic mind and culture.

Keywords


reflection, totalitarianism, antinomy, ideology, values.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13165/SMS-15-7-2-02

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"Societal studies" ISSN online 2029-2244 / ISSN print 2029-2236