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Issue №3 2018

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UDC 167/168.001

O. Rubanets, Dr. Sc. (Philosophy), prof.

National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kiev Polytechnic Institute", Kyiv, Ukraine

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Conceptualization of the peculiarities of interaction of social and mental representation, revealing features of mental reality, establishing the ontological status of objects of mental reality. Conceptualization of the relationship between social and mental representations is realized. The structure of the representation hierarchy was revealed, the relationship between the representation hierarchy and the mode of being the objects of mental reality was clarified, the role of mental and social representations in the formation of mental reality was revealed. The significance of mental representations in preserving the autonomy of the individual as the basis of a democratic society is revealed. For the first time, the mental reality was investigated on the basis of the interrelation of social and mental representations. A feature of the ontological status of objects of mental reality is determined. Taking into account the peculiarities of mental representation is the basis to research the relationship between social and mental representations. The study of the relationship between social and mental representations can be used in the social practices of a democratic society.

Key words: mental reality, objects of mental reality, representation hierarchy, social representations, mental representations. 




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