author: Oleksandr Marchuk


Urgency of the research. A new version of reading basic philosophical and anthropological ideas of thinkers of eastern patristics within the limits of soterical and sanological interpretation of important not only for the antique and medieval philosophy of concepts and categories of higher demonstrations of human soul (its cogitative component) and for the modern neopatristical discourse particularly the analysis of some thematically point structural and functional aspects of disclosure of ontological and organic approach in soteriology.

Target setting. For the representatives of eastern patristics, a mental soul power (from the standpoint of perception of its importance, role, purpose and functional possibilities) is presented as a certain separate functional system that is opened up in its two main abilities: practical and supervisory. This is a particularly valuable conceptual basis for revealing the problems of sanogenic-therapeutic means of communication, clarifying the prospects for its practical implementation.

Actual scientific researches and issues analysis. In domestic histo-riography there are no integrated scientific investigations that would be devoted to the analysis of the rational soul power from the standpoint of sanogenesis in the anthropology of Eastern patristic. The only work in which important soteriological topics are briefly analyzed from the standpoint of our chosen methodological perspective is the article Archim. Tikhon Sofiychuk. Among the well-known Ukrainian and foreign scientists who, within the framework of their main scientific investigations, thoroughly deal with the problematic patristic issues are: Y. Chornomorets, Zh.-K. Larshe, H. Khrystokin, Bp. Vasylii Osborne, Metr. Iierofei Vlakhos, Metr. Ilarion Alfeiev, Archpriest V. Leonov and others.

The research objective. Therefore, outlining features, basic principles and patterns of structural and functional structure, defining perspectives outlining possible prospects for the disclosure of sanogenic-therapeutic means of communication, possible mechanisms to achieve spiritual health and perfection of soul’s smart power in the ideological system of anthropology of Eastern patristics predetermines the actuality of this article, reveals its basic aim and objectives.

The statement of basic materials. Accordingly, the peculiarity of interpretation, the correlation (the peculiarities of interrelation), structural and functional arrangement, opportunities of conceptual adequacy and distinctions of components of cogitative soul power: intellect, mind, wit (that got the appropriate composite and connotative characteristics) were highlighted. Particularly, an ambiguity of conceptual differentiation can be overcome in such a simple way of determining the meaningful peculiarities of their slant from the standpoint of disclosure of essential and dynamic principle of arrangement the mental soul power and realization ways of its abilities (sickly or positive and healthy).

Conclusions. Consequently, the basic ideological instrument, principles of possible sanogenesis and achievement of human perfection were revealed. Taking into account that mind and intellect are the container of individuality, basis of consciousness and composure, the foundation of observant and intellectual-rational functions that’s why it is a defining functional component of creating the vector of health-improving communicativeness (in the internal- and interpersonal perspective: human – God-human).

Key words: “God”, “spiritual health”, “soul”, “cogitative soul power”, “spiritual perfection”, “Sanogenic-therapeutic means of communicativeness”.


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