Social structure of ancient India as a model of social justice implementation

Vlasenko, Yuliana and Власенко, Юліана Костянтинівна and Власенко, Юлиана Константиновна (2016) Social structure of ancient India as a model of social justice implementation. Інтелект, особистість, цивілізація (13). pp. 48-55. ISSN 2079-4835


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Purpose. To analyze and highlight the structural elements of the philosophical systems of ancient India – “varnasrama-Dharm”. To achieve this goal, we set ourselves the need to solve the following tasks: 1) identify components of ethical-religious system of ancient India; 2) to explore their relationship with the principles of social order which observes the principle of justice. Methodological approach. In the research were used both general scientific methods and special methods of research. The dialectical method allowed us to equate individual good with the public and to see the possibility of happiness in accordance with your duty to the family, society and nature. The method of analysis used to study the content of the notion "justice" and essential elements of the ideological concept of the Vedic period of India. The historical-comparative method gave the opportunity to trace the transformation of ideas just social order, beginning from the earliest times to the present day, and find out the characteristic features according to the time of their justification. A systematic method helps to identify the Indian system of “varnasrama-Dharma” as an organic component of the fundamental ideological system of knowledge about the world. Results. The system of “varṇāśrama-Dharma” is a reliable mechanism ideal structure of the social organism, which is the first system in human history, built on the principles of equality and the common good, where everyone deserves to be happy. Regarding the origins of the idea of a just social order, the Vedic system provides the understanding of a harmonious society "Golden age", which was later transformed into the theory of building a just society of equality.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: social justice, social structure, system of “varnasrama-Dharma”, the spiritual
Subjects: Research materials > Journal articles
Academic journals of DonNUET > Intelligence. Personality. Civilization
Research materials > Journal articles > Humanities
Divisions: Academic journals of DonNUET > Intelligence. Personality. Civilization
Depositing User: Адміністратор репозиторію
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2018 07:32
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2019 10:24

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