Mikhailouski Vadzim (english)

Mikhailouski Vadzim is a PhD of Political Science and associate Professor of Department of Political Science. He graduated from the Belarusian State University, Law Department in 2010. Mikhailouski Vadzim took a post-graduate course in 2012. His dissertation «The neo-Marxism: theoretic methodological bases of the research of politics» was defended in June 11, 2015.

His main teaching and research interests focus on questions of politological element of the neo-Marxism, neo-Marxist paradigm of politics, methodological neo-Marxist principles of the research of politics, political theory of the neo-Marxism.

He lectures on Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration.

Mikhailouski Vadzim is the author of over 20 papers. His recent publications are as following: «Features of neo-Marxist methodological approach in political studies» (2014), «Neo-Marxist categorical apparatus of political studies: genesis and content» (2014), «Marxism development: methodological possibilities of synergetics» (2017), «Politological neo-Marxism: history, methodology, theory» (2017)

1. Features of neo-Marxist methodological approach in political studies. Significance of the neo-Marxism as a methodological toolkit of politics cognition is considered in this article. Object, subject-matter, general research setting of neo-Marxist methodology are determined. Gist and importance of methodological neo-Marxist principles in political research are revealed.

2. Neo-Marxist categorical apparatus of political studies: genesis and content. Potential of neo-Marxism as a source of political categories isn’t discovered in current knowledge. The comprehensive analysis of politological neo-Marxism, which is aimed on detection categorical neo-Marxist apparatus of politics research is offered in this article. Twenty five fundamental neo-Marxist categories of political analysis is detected through the research of genesis of neo-Marxist conceptualization of political issues. Neo-Marxist categories substantiate such problems (subjects) of current political analysis as a role of the subjective factor in politics, new forms of class exploitation and racial discrimination, leveling the significance of national public policy, the structure of modern international order. As a result definitions of political neo-Marxist categories are offered. The conclusion of neo-Marxist significance in keeping scientific potential of Marxist problematic and of creation on its basis new categorical apparatus, which is actual in solution of current politological objectives, is given.

3. Marxism development: methodological possibilities of synergetics. Objective of the article is to reveal methodological synergy opportunities for the development of Marxism. Methodological basis of the research contained general scientific methods (historic, comparative, system method) and a private method of social science (content-analysis). Phased formation of the Marxism was analyzed. Particular methodological synthesis of Marxism and Freudianism, existentialism, phenomenology, structuralism and semiotics were revealed. Methodological difficulties of modern Marxism in describing the global order and the methodological possibilities of synergy to overcome them were determined. New methodology of social cognition - synergistic Marxism – was proposed. Object, subject, aim and tasks of synergistic Marxism were indicated. Materials of the article may be used in educational process and scientific research.

4. Politological neo-Marxism: history, methodology, theory. Theoretic methodological neo-Marxism tools of politics cognition and its heuristic significance were revealed in the dissertation. Fundamental generalization of politological neo-Marxism was made. Genesis of the neo Marxism was analyzed. The role of the neo-Marxism in political research was described. Author’s definition of neo-Marxism was given. Concept and structure of politological neo-Marxism were identified. Basic methodological principles of political research in the neo-Marxism were distinguished for the first time and paradigm of it was formulated. Political neo Marxism conceptions were generalized into directions (conceptual comprehension of political essence, theory of ideology, of global order, of revolution and of social transformation). A holistic tools of theoretic neo-Marxism approach of political research was obtained for the first time. Conceptual neo Marxism apparatus of political research was distinguished. Political neo-Marxism concepts were defined in an author’s glossary.