The Nature of the World order and Crisis through the eyes of leading experts in International Relations Q uantity has transformed into quality. Deformations and tensions in the world order, which have matured latently for years, if not decades, have come to light. The nature of changes in the modern world is yet to be comprehended. Not surprisingly, it is difficult to get rid of the Cold War inertial thinking and the temptation to find parallels in history. We have asked scholars and intellectuals from various countries to briefly assess the nature of these changes.
Доклад посвящен анализу интеллектуального фона выработки основ внутренней и внешней политики основных стран тихоокеанского региона на длительную перспективу. Наряду с обзором важнейших концепций, лежащих в основе долгосрочной политики этих стран, авторы делают предположения о возможной модификации этих концепций в будущем и появлении новых теоретических положений, определяющих практические шаги государств региона.
This article discusses possible trajectories China may follow in its development after the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China. Comparing various scenarios of China’s political development suggested by acclaimed Western experts with Xi Jinping’s latest statements, the author concludes that the chances for the country’s liberalization and democratization are slim. China will have to complete modernization amid growing confrontation with the West. If the CPC succeeds in addressing this challenge while maintaining acceptable growth rates and social stability over the next two decades, China will be able to change not only itself, but the entire world order.
This article introduces the main developments in studies on Chinese philosophy in Russia since the 1990s. At the backstage of upsurge of interest in cultural studies scholars tended to approach the Chinese philosophy from the angle of compatibility of modernization with continuity of tradition. Attention to the links between philosophy and civilization of China has made the impact to the work on encyclopedic‐type reference books in Chinese philosophy. Along with studies in philosophy of Contemporary Confucianism scholars has debated on general problems of Confucian influences upon the development of China. The concluding section attempts to sum up the results and to outline forthcoming tasks of Russian studies in Chinese philosophy.
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