Epistemology of Metaculture Metaphorization


  • Liudmila Romanovska Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Head of Social work and Pedagogics Department, Humanities Faculty, Khmelnitsky National University, Khmelnitsky, Ukraine, e-mail: Lroman@online.ua
  • Ludmyla Kondratska Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Department of Musicology and Methodology of Music Arts, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University, Ternopil, Ukraine, e-mail: luda.kondratska@gmail.com
  • Tetiana Kravchyna PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Department of Foreign languages, International relations Faculty, Khmelnytsky National University, Khmelnytsky, Ukraine, e-mail: tkravchyna@gmail.com
  • Yuriy Bryndikov Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Professor, Social work and Pedagogics Department, Humanities Faculty, Khmelnitsky National University, Khmelnitsky, Ukraine, e-mail: bryndik@i.ua
  • Svitlana Kozachenko PhD in Pedagogics, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Political Science, International relations Faculty, Khmelnytsky National University, Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine, e-mail: kozachenko_sm@ukr.net




metaculture, metacultural metaphor, epistemic belief, epistemological contemplation strategies, performative potential, principles of metaphorization


The purpose of the paper was to substantiate the essence of metaculture as a way of recognizing yourself as a person in the maze of free will and action; determination of the structure, morphology and functional typology of metacultural metaphors and epistemological conditions for their contemplation. The introduction of this typology into the theory and practice of contemporary cultural pedagogy makes it expedient: 1) to avoid the practice of “imposing” and “adjusting” the process of metaphorizing the cultural artifact to a “ready” model of classical or non-classical rationality; reduction of the cultural metaphor to the semiotic interpretation of the sign; 2) to organize the “co-creation” of historical forms of the “I” and “you” dialogue in the metaphorical modeling of cultural artifacts on the basis of social and cultural pluralism and relativism. The systematic mentality methodology of the presented research implemented phenomenological-hermeneutic and semiotic approaches, methods of coherent modeling and expert evaluation of conceptual integration theory, connective theory of metaphorical interpretation, concept of nonlinear epistemology, principles of antinomy, verification, complexity, disjunctive synthesis. The scientific novelty of the material is to discover the peculiarities of the metacultural metaphor and determine epistemological strategies for contemplating its essential meaning. Conclusions. Epistemic metaculture implies a reflective use of the cultural experience of the Other One for creative self-development. The performance of its semiotic subject is effectively realized in the process of metaphorical cognitive science. The metamodern epistemological strategy overcomes the elenctic cognitive irony by applying a methodology of nonlinear thinking.


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How to Cite

Romanovska, L., Kondratska, L., Kravchyna, T., Bryndikov, Y., & Kozachenko, S. (2020). Epistemology of Metaculture Metaphorization. Postmodern Openings, 11(1Sup1), 234-248. https://doi.org/10.18662/po/11.1sup1/132



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