The Place of Myth in Political Ideology 175

The Place of Myth in Political Ideology 175

DOI: 10.17976/jpps/2003.04.18
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Shcherbakov A.Ye. The Place of Myth in Political Ideology 175 . – Polis. Political Studies. 2003. No. 4. P. 175-180. (In Russ.).


The author attempts to substantiate the necessity of intensive study of mythology as one of important components of modern political ideology. Different issues related to this theme are raised: sacredness of mythology, binary character of mythological conceptions (good - evil), time and space in the myth, mythological role of holidays e.a. The author says his say against prevailing judgments that transition is now, allegedly, going on from the so-called "primitive" myth to "conscious" mythology.


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