Формулы смысла жизни, препятствующие развитию человека
The development of the idea of calling is traced from its religious and philosophical roots. The present state of this problem in psychology and further lines of research are considered.
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.