Frolova Svetlana Mikhaylovna, Candidate of philosophy, associate professor, sub-department of philosophy, Stolypin Volga Region Institute of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (23/25 Sobornaya street, Saratov, Russia), firstname.lastname@example.org
Background. Things always exist in human daily being, but modern people, as a rule, don’t recognize them as the most important elements of the daily space, allowing to analyze the subject’s abilities in perception of the world and to trace the changes of people’s axiological preferences. The research objective is to clarify the meaning of a thing in structuring of the daily space.
Materials and methods. The research task was achieved due to the use of theoretical approach towards daily being in the sphere of philosophy. Methodological potential of the research was based on the comparative analysis, allowing to correlate different viewpoints on the issue; the significance of the system analysis was determined by the necessity in concrete definition of the role of “a thing” in the human daily being.
Results. The result of this research facilitates the understanding the fact, that a thing has got at least a determining role, as it becomes the indicator of the subject’s ability to form the space of daily being, as a real symbol of being, identifying the belonging to the definite social level. It is noted that the changing of the attitude towards things gives the possibility to see the functional reorganization of human corporeality, to trace the dynamics of material and technical development as well as changes in social relations.
a thing, daily life, corporeality, daily being, utility of a thing, interaction of things.
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