Kim Jong Il’s “Animation Revolution”

animationKimThe history of North Korean animation goes back to early post-Korean war (1950-1953) years. Since the mid-1950s animated feature production has not only increased, but also significantly changed its style and content and even evolved into a lucrative international enterprise, which is not unimportant for the country faced with economic hardships for more than a decade now.

Producing roughly 20-plus animated feature films every year beginning in 1985 when it was founded, North Korea’s April 26 Children’s Film Production House is probably the world’s largest studio with a staff of more than 1,500. It was about the same time that the state-run Continue reading

Li Tao (1115-1184) Historiography – A Relational Government Based on the Delegation of authority

Li TaoChina is famous for keeping compiling historical works without interruption for more than two thousand years. Why did historical knowledge matter? What was its function?

With the understanding that the answers may have changed with time, this paper takes Li Tao, a literatus in the early Southern Song (1127- 1276), as an example to examine the nature of historical knowledge in the second half of 12th century, and how it inherited the legacy of the historical study of the previous dynasty (Northern Song, 960-1126) and Continue reading

Oceania Centre: New way in Art

oceanThe appreciation of contemporary Pacific arts requires an approach as unique as the images and expressions emerging and intriguing the local and international art world. The Oceania Centre for Arts and Culture in Suva, Fiji is producing contemporary art that moves globally but is rooted in the customs and cultures of Oceania; thus I will propose a unique Continue reading

The purity of intentions: Science, Art & Ethics

Art and EthicsScience, Art and Ethics are three whales that support the integrity of the contemporary world, which is characterized by the expansion of the reality, by the expansion of consciousness and the expansion of the semantic boundaries of reality. Perhaps during the late Middle Ages, Science was inextricably linked with Art (alchemy books, for example). Continue reading

Problem of moral assessment in Artistic Sphere

likeThe first problem of artistic sphere as an object of study is ambivalence of behavior and, representation of its participants: on the one hand, world of art is different because of subtlety and vulnerability of artists, and on the other hand – it is well thought out business. Continue reading

A woman in Russia: transformation of standards, values and ideals

RussiaWomanRevolutionary events of 1917 left no sphere of life in Russia unaffected and played a crucial role in altering the status of a woman in a newborn state. Gender standards existed in Russian imperialistic society became irrelevant what lead to an establishment of a new value system. After the revolution, men and women were equated in civil rights by law.

Even though the new rules were not always abided in practice, they definitely led to significant changes in societal attitudes towards women. From this moment on, they would be perceived as fully-fledged builders of communism. Continue reading

Bildung der ästhetischen Prinzipien der ukrainischen Volkspädagogik

art-gallDas achtungsvolle Verhältnis zu der Erde beweisen die alte Sprichwörter “Sin auf dem Boden – sie ist unsere Mutter”, “Erde bietet und es nimmt alles unsere Mutter Erde, alle Feeds und Liebkosungen “,” Wer auf der Erde sitzt er nicht herunterfällt.” Erde schwor das Land auf Wunden Erde angelegt, wie Wächter, nahm auf der Straße. Bei einem Treffen mit den älteren Kindern musste Bogen Hand und den Boden berühren, was bedeutete, dass Wohlstand Continue reading

Psychologism and Aesthetics

aestheticsWhile learning scientific discipline such as aesthetics, I realized that first of all aesthetics science is philosophical science. It studies the nature of the aesthetic consciousness videlicet common functions and principles of human activities and society generally.

Aesthetics is the science about cognition of the world, creative attitude of any person to the reality, it is the science about conceptual and things that are not based on certain Continue reading

Aesthetics is a Science of Human exploration of the Aesthetic World

Piccaso+PanyankyAesthetics is a traditional philosophy. It has a long history, rich not easy searching and original finds. But by the mid-eighteenth century. it is usually included as works in general philosophical content. In the XVIII century German philosopher and theorist singled O.Baumharten body of knowledge about human feelings and outlined the subject of science, which is now referred to as aesthetics.

The above-mentioned philosopher and the author of the doctrine in the name of the Continue reading

The Traditional Concept of Greek Aesthetics

By studying this discipline, as aesthetic, I found that aesthetics – is primarily a philosophical science. It examines the nature (ie functions laws – which are common, and laws) aesthetic consciousness (ie human activity and society in general).

Aesthetics is a science of understanding the world, the creative relationship of any Continue reading