THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Elitology of culture: «Creator», «Patron», «Aesthete»

2014. 3, pp. 228-237

Karabushchenko Pavel L. - D.Sc. (Philosophy),Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20а Tatishchev st., Astrakhan,414056, Russian Federation,,

The fundamental point of the elitology ofi culture is the question of its subject. Who is the subject, who is directly responsible for its creation, its development, consumption and saving According to the author, the answer to these questions is to be found in such triad as “Creator”, “Patron” and “Aesthete” characterizing subjects of elite culture. Their interaction is just the circle of problems, and which is “encircled” elitology of culture.

Key words: elitology, elite, elitist, elitogenesis, creativity, personality, quality, status, dignity, creator, patron, aesthete