Реакция на модернизацию: отказ от модерна или его историзация?
Based on the compensation theory, proposed by Joachim Ritter, Hermann Lübbe and Odo Marquard, this article concerns the question of orientation in the modern society. It analyzes some consequences of the crises, in particular, emphatic search for the meaning of life. The article emphasizes the following question: can humanities, in particular philosophy, contribute to the solving of the orientation problem in the complex modern reality? The finding of the research provides the productive notions to the discussion about the meaning of humanities in the modern era.