The role of state in formation of a moral model in the social crisis

Authors: Mironov A.V. Published: 28.02.2023
Published in issue: #1(99)/2023  
DOI: 10.18698/2306-8477-2023-1-822  
Category: The Humanities in Technical University | Chapter: Philosophy Science  
Keywords: social contract, morality, state, social crisis, civic obligations, moral choice, T. Hobbes, powers of authority

The periods of external challenges and the related transformations in the social system are causing fundamental alterations in the axiological arrangement of a citizen. These processes affect the sphere of moral guidelines of the individual motivating changes in understanding the balance in private and public interests, authority of the state structures, social communication and family relations. The ongoing deformations create new behavioral standards that affect interactions not only of personal nature, but also in the social strata. Transition from the old stable moral order to searching for new stereotypes in the public relations sphere initiates the problem of obligations that ensures survival of society in the current situation. Relevance of this topic is represented by a set of emerging questions related to the citizen obligations to the state and response of the latter revealing essence of the social contract developed within the boundaries of the social consciousness.

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