National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

MAYKHROVICH Alfred Stepanovich

Alfred Stepanovich Maykhrovich (02.06.1937, Minsk – 11.03.2004), a scientist in the field of historical and philosophical science. Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (1996), Doctor of Philosophical Sciences (1984), Professor (1994).

Major works in the history of philosophy, social philosophy, aesthetics, ethics. Investigated the nature, patterns and trends in the development of philosophical thought and culture of Belarus; features of the initial period of its formation; the moral and humanistic content of the Belarusian medieval literature; socio-political and historical consciousness of the Belarusians of the XIV-XVI centuries. (Belarusian-Lithuanian chronicles); worldview of representatives of the liberal-democratic and revolutionary-democratic liberation movement of the second half of the XIX - beginning. Twentieth century .; the approval process in Belarus in the 1920s materialist philosophy; categorical and conceptual content of the worldview and aesthetics of Yanka Kupala and Yakub Kolas; the process of formation of moral consciousness in Belarus and the formation of ethical thought in the pre-October period; patterns of historical development of aesthetic consciousness, the typology of its forms; methodological issues of the history of philosophy, social thought and aesthetics of Belarus; problems of modern socio-political and socio-cultural development, the formation of new spiritual and ideological ideas.

Author of more than 90 scientific papers, incl. 6 monographs.

State Prize of the BSSR in 1984 for a series of works on the history of philosophy and social thought in Belarus before the pre-October period. Award of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in 1993 for the monograph "Search for true being and man: from the history of philosophy and culture of Belarus".

Major papers:

  1. Об эстетическом освоении действительности. Мн.: Наука и техника, 1973.
  2. Белорусские революционные демократы: важнейшие аспекты мировоззрения. Мн.: Наука и техника, 1977.
  3. Янка Купала и Якуб Колас: вопросы мировоззрения. Мн.: Наука и техника, 1982.
  4. Поиск истинного бытия и человека: из истории философии и культуры Беларуси. Мн.: Навука і тэхніка, 1992.
  5. Якi ён, шлях Беларусi да дэмакратычнай дзяржавы. Мн.: Права і эканоміка, 1996.
  6. Становление нравственного сознания: из истории духовной культуры Беларуси. Мн.: Беларускі кнігазбор, 1997.
  7. Идеология: сущность, назначение, возможности. 3 изд. Мн.: Право и экономика, 2004.