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Until 01.01.2019 - Scientific Yearbook of the Institute of Philosophy and Law of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

ISSN 2686-7206 (Print)

ISSN 2686-925X (Оnlinе)

Zlokazov, Kirill

The article describes the phenomenon of destructive personality as a way of identity formation, implemented by destroying of social structures, which are relevant to the subject. Destructiveness is seen as a form of subject's activity aimed at the destruction of external structures and building of his (her) own structure different from other structural images (identity). Activity in this sense does not exist outside the society. Such activity is recorded in the motivational and regulatory areas and in the self-consciousness in relation to the functions (roles, rituals, and institutions), objects (body, objects, and designs) of the social space. Its asocial character is seen as the exclusion of the subject from the social context, or as the destruction of the society’s structures. Destructive activity leads to antisocial and pro-social effects affecting social functioning entity where a-sociality is a break of the functioning of social structures and institutions through their destruction and alienation of the subject. Destruction is a way of avoiding conflicts, including those associated with excessive appreciation of actualized needs. Pro-social effect leads to the formation of the identity of the subject in accordance with the requirements of interacting social structures and modifying synchronization of identity with the current social experience.

Keywords: destructiveness of personality,  identity, pro-social and antisocial destruction of identity, culture and temporary effect of destructive personality.

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