System of sociology, integralism, integralistic historiosophy, integralistic paradigm of scientific study of structure and dynamics of society, culture, and personality, cyclical theory of history, linear theory of history, fluctuational theory of history, sociocultural supersystem, recursiveness, macro-level sociocultural entities, long-term sociocultural processes, deconstruction of the phenomenon of civilization


The purpose here is to present an original rethinking of the genesis, evolution, essence, role, place, and significance of the philosophical and historical views of the great Russian and American philosopher, sociologist and educator Pitirim A. Sorokin. In addition, an attempt will be made to determine their place and role in his scholarly work, as well as in the world’s treasury of the highest achievements of the human spirit.