The logic of crime fiction genre in modern person’s consciousness


  • G. O. Krapivnyk Kharkiv national pedagogical university H.S.Skovoroda
Keywords: crime fiction, crime fiction genre, logic, logical thinking, Modernity, rationality, personal consciousness

Abstract

The author provides philosophical anthropological analysis of the logic of the crime fiction genre in the modern person’s consciousness. It was shown that detective texts convey hyper-orderliness, which compensates for the lack of systematization in real life, directly influences the recipient, setting the limits of personal freedom, and indirectly structures social order. The research assumes that classical crime fiction is related to the positivist philosophy, rationalism and scientific thinking, whereas the formula of the late Modern crime fiction stories is gradually getting more sophisticated, which reflects the evolution of the philosophical thinking on the whole. The special feature of the crime fiction genre logic is in the fact that available in crime fiction texts typical formal logical elements of a hypothesis, versions, evidence and contradiction are combined by the addressers with creative inspiration, intuition, true life, which are not the characteristics of pure science. The logic in the texts of the crime fiction genre helps a modern person to virtually build a system of universal philosophical and cultural values, applied by the society as its basis for social norms, rules and laws of any modern state. In addition, the specific logic of investigation encourages person’s everyday activities, since cultural reading enables a person not only to perceive but also to transfer and use the laws of logic, inherent in the crime fiction genre, in their professional activities, including research work.

Author Biography

G. O. Krapivnyk, Kharkiv national pedagogical university H.S.Skovoroda
doctoral candidate

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Published
2014-08-06
How to Cite
Krapivnyk, G. (2014). The logic of crime fiction genre in modern person’s consciousness. Grani, 17(10), 28-32. Retrieved from https://grani.org.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/685
Section
PHILOSOPHY