The article analyses two conceptual gnoseological points made in the last monograph by Olga M. Medushevskaya – one of the ‘information magnetism’ and another on the nature of the types of historical sources. It is shown that no effect of ‘information magnetism’ could be traced in the process of cognition, while a type of sources is not an objective entity but rather a theoretical construct.
The paper characterizes the first steps in research eminent specialist in archeography, source studies, research Metrica of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
In the article the author focuses on the situation with sources for the work of the German philosopher F.W.J. Schelling. The article argues for the necessity of giving up several methodological stereotypes typical for the traditional approaches to the history of the German idealism and tries to outline the main trends of the developing an interdisciplinary research strategy for studies on Schellings philosophical work. The author shows on this example the indissoluble connection between textology and hermeneutics in the history of philosophy.