State Power System in Russia: Phenomenological Transit

State Power System in Russia:
Phenomenological Transit

Dakhin A.V.,

Dr. Sci. (Phil.), Professor, Head of Department of Philosophy and Political Science, Nizhny Novgorod Institute of Management, Branch of RANEPA,

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DOI: 10.17976/jpps/2006.03.03
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For citation:

Dakhin A.V. State Power System in Russia: Phenomenological Transit . – Polis. Political Studies. 2006. No. 3. P. 29-40. (In Russ.).


On stating that the ever more evident inadequacy of the concept of democratic transit puts on the agenda the question of renewing the set of theoretical instruments of political science, the author presents to the readers’ attention an approach within which the state power system is looked upon as a collective thinking being, and applies it for explaining the processes developing in modern Russia. The transformations of the state power system in Russia of the 1980s to the 2000s are defined by the author as phenomenological transit. With resort to basing himself on E.Husserl’s “Cartesian Reflections”, he singles out three key constituents of phenomenological transit (the phenomenological reduction, the constituting of intentional object, and the constituting of other) and indicates the signs of the corresponding processes on the level of current Russian politics.

Content No. 3, 2006

See also:

Lukin A.V.,
The Transition Period in Russia: Democratization and Liberal Reforms. – Polis. Political Studies. 1999. No2

Oleskin A.V.,
Network Structures of Society from the Viewpoint of Biopolitics. – Polis. Political Studies. 1998. No1

Vorobyov D.M.,
Bearer of Legitimacy (Russian Political Tradition of Organization of the Power’s Social Address). – Polis. Political Studies. 2003. No5

Kulpin E.S.,
How to Transform Ourselves?. – Polis. Political Studies. 1991. No4

Sokolskaya I.B.,
Is the Conservative Revolution Conservative? (On a Chronological Scale of Political Theories). – Polis. Political Studies. 1999. No6



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