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Znakov V.V. The subject-analytical approach in the psychology of understanding

Full text in Russian: Знаков В.В. Субъектно-аналитический подход в психологии понимания
Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

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The article describes a model of understanding the three realities of the human world. Ways, the bases and types of understanding of empirical, sociocultural and existential realities are stated. The objective and subjective grounds of distinction of realities are analysed. Briefly the subject-analytical approach to the study of the psychology of understanding is described. Subject and analytical components of approach are in detail described.

Keywords: understanding, reality, fact, subject-analytical approach


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project 13-06-00087а.


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Received 23 May 2015. Date of publication: 14 August 2015.

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Znakov Victor V. Ph.D., Professor, Principal Research Associate, Institute of Psychology, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Yaroslavskaya, 13, 129366 Moscow, Russia.
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Znakov V.V. The subject-analytical approach in the psychology of understanding. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2015, Vol. 8, No. 42, p. 12. (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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