Philosophical Aspects of the Concept “Quality of Life”
Nowadays, the problem with the quality of life concept is in the center of attention for all who want not only to model the best society at the theoretical level, but also to ensure the positive development of modern society. At the same time, there are several certain qualities of life, but there is no consensus on what its basic characteristics are. Philosophical approach is very important when assessing quality of life, as it presupposes a thorough qualitative study of its individual aspects. The report explores the cultural dimension of the phenomenon quality of life in modern society and the cultural environment as a factor in improving the quality of life of people. As a methodology, activity approach to culture and a system-functional analysis, are used. As a philosophical category, quality carries a great spiritual potential and should be considered as a value characteristic of the person and society. The construction of “common values” plays an important role in citizens’ participation in democratic life. It is impossible to develop adequate indicators of the quality of life, if the cultural component of the quality of life is ignored.
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