THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Civil society: the possibility and reality

2017. №1, pp. 150-158

Gobosov I.A. - D.Sc. (Philosophy), Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University, build. 4, 27 Lomonosov Ave., GSP-1, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation,

This article is devoted to topical issues of civil society. The author believes that civil society has emerged in the era of the foundation and development of bourgeois social relations. That is during capitalism person is able to act freely inside existing laws and regulations, and to express its position on various issues, create political parties, trade unions and organizations of various kinds movement (youth, women, sports, etc.), and so on. In other words, capitalism means is not only the formal structures and institutions, but also informal.

Key words: гражданское общество, формирование и становление, капитализм, свобода, самосознание, социальные связи, социальная солидарность, абстрактная возможность, конкретная действительность, сivil society, the formation and establishment, capitalism, freedom, identity, social cohesion, social solidarity, abstract possibility, concrete reality