Zlyvkov Valeriy Lavrentievich, Candidate of Psychological Sciences, Associate Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Methodology and Theory of Psychology Institute of Psychology named after G.S. Kostyuk National Academy of Education Science of Ukraine Kiev, Ukraine


  • Zlyvkov Valeriy Lavrentievich


This article is devoted to the analysis of the integrative possibilities
of eclecticism in the context of the opposition of scientific and humanistic
approaches. A review of current research has identified different and competing
approaches to the study of culture and communication. These approaches reflect
different metatheoretical assumptions, research goals, and beliefs about the role
of power and relevance in contemporary research. Dialectically oriented scholars
consider relations as a dialogical communicative process characterized by the
unity of oppositional tendencies that form relations. Researchers of relational
dialectics focus on the dialogic and polyphonic qualities of relationships, analyzing
the oppositional tendencies inherent in personal relationships. Methods of
metatheoretical analysis have been established to legitimize different approaches and
promote interparadigmatic discussion, this article first explores the metatheoretical
assumptions of current research, and then offers a dialectical approach to science.
The dialectical perspective suggests that we must balance both the understanding
of the past and the present. Also, the past is always viewed through the prism of the

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