Daniela Sorea

Daniela Sorea
Universitatea Transilvania Brasov | unitbv · Faculty of Sociology and Communication

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Făgăraș Land (Romania) is a very old administrative formation with its own identity, preserved from the beginning of the Middle Ages. The mapping of the intangible cultural heritage (ICH) highlighted the groups of caroling lads as the main strategic heritage resource, but also the existence of many other ICH resources that can be exploited towards...
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The compossessorates are traditional Transylvanian commons. They were disbanded during the Communist regime and re-established after 1989 according to the successive laws concerning land restitution. The current article highlights the importance of compossessorates in the Olt Land (in the south of Transylvania, Romania) as partners involved in proj...
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The present study highlights the value of gastronomy and culinary practices in Făgăraș County as a dimension of the Intangible Cultural Heritage that can contribute to the sustainable development of the area. The field research carried out within an interdisciplinary project of the Transilvania University of Brașov pointed out the importance of the...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a new reality worldwide and reconfigured identities, behaviors and interests. It has called for heroic representations and highlighted the role of social media in efficient communication. All of the above considered, the current article focuses on the representation of the COVID-19 pandemic generated by the under...
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The compossessorates in Transylvania (Romania) are traditional varieties of commons. During the inter-war period two types of compossessorates were most common in the Olt Land, between the Olt River and the Southern Carpathians: those of the former boyars and the ones owned by the former serfs. An analysis of the 1904 Austro-Hungarian Regulation on...
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Social memory is dynamic, adaptable to the ensemble of group perceptions on the present. In the first decade after WWII there were numerous active anti-communist armed resistance groups in the Romanian mountains. The most powerful resistance groups operated on the southern and northern sides of the Făgăraș Mountains. According to the results of exp...
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In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of online learning has increased. Inherently, the stakes of a sustainable approach to the challenges raised by the wide access to the Internet, the use of readymade solutions to meet didactical tasks, and students’ appetite for plagiarism have become higher. These challenges can be sustainably...
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Carl Gustav Jung is considered the founder of analytical psychology. The present paper outlines the specific aspects of the relationship between analytical psychology and religion and with the physics of the 20th century. The paper intends to grant Jung with a religious type in compliance with the quantum world representation.
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Jung frequently shows the distinction between God and His image in human psyche. Analytical therapy and religion are compatible alternatives theleologically, oriented towards the above assumption. Gerhard Adler analyses strictly Jung’s discourse related to the relidious side, trying to outline his good will. Edward Glover thinks of Jung’s essential...
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In the analytical psychology individuation is the purpose of the psychic evolution of the individuum. The process of individuation responds to a natural need and develops in the normal sense of human evolution. Individuation supposes the confrontation with the archetypes in order to acknowledge their energetic loading. The archetypal images of the...
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While in the villages of the southern part of Transylvania the manifestations of the lads groups gradually lose their importance, in Brasov and Rupea, two cities of different sizes located in this area, the urban environment acts as a factor for preserving the tradition. This situation is due to a complex of common socio-cultural characteristics.
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In The theoretical physics has registered in the first half of the 20th century a spectacular change of paradigm. Fritjof Capra signalises the connection between psychoanalysis and classical physics and indicates the resemblance between the basic concepts of the latter and the traditional perspectives of approaching the psychical life, as Freud see...
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The contemporary physics mutations impose gradually a new world representation. The acknowledgment of the difference between the macro-physical structure and the quantum structure means that the existence of multiple levels is implicitly acknowledged. A multi-level reality requires new logics used as investigation tools. The St. Lupasco’s logic of...
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The term paradigm was first used in epistemology by Th. Kuhn. In his opinion, paradigm is a scientific achievement assumed by a scientific community in order to formulate and solve research problems. This definition is ambiguous as it pertains to numerous interpretations that vary from viewing the paradigm as a concrete accomplishment in a scientif...
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The contemporary scientific researches are placed under the sign of complexity. This complexity is the result from the need to assume a reality with new dimensions and characteristics. Classical physics is the physycs of continuity. Discontinuity penetrates physics by means of quantum mechanics. The classical physics determinism is replaced in quan...
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Postmodernism is the cultural orientation characteristic of post-industrial society. Postmodernism connotes polyculturalism, cultural hedonism and relativism. Postmodernism's appetite for transgressions favors the cognitive approach to strange subjects. 20th century physics is gradually imposing a new image of the world. The idea of the four-dimens...
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The present paper attempts to elaborate on the main possibilities of relating atheism and world as well as their consequences in human ontology. The approach to atheism is situated in a phenomenology paradigm. Religious experience constitutes the object of research for many social-human subjects. The phenomenology paradigm represents a fruitful pa...
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The individuation concept occupies a central place in the writings of Carl Gustav Jung and in his analytical therapy. Jung identified in mythology, alchemy, and Eastern Eastern religions some representations of the process of the becoming of the Self. This paper tries to highlight the content of the concept of individuation and to point some possib...
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„Calus” is a Romanian fertility and healing ritual. Its approach from analytical psychology emphasizes three interpretative dimensions: mandalic dimension, quaternary (equilibrium) dimension, and enantiodromic dimension. Their existence underpins the efficiency of the abyssal- analytical interpretation of traditional culture phenomena.
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Between March 2018 and February 2019, an interdisciplinary team from Transylvania University of Brasov developed a project to create an inventory of intangible cultural heritage resources in the Făgăraș Land. Almost without exception, the first theme addressed by the inhabitants who were interviewed was that regarding the group of lads. The prestig...
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CUPRINS Precizări teleologice…………………………………………7 1. Dimensiunile conceptului de individuaţie……………11 2. Ritualul Căluşului din perspectivă individuatoare……..15 3. Ceremonia agrară a Cununii în Ţara Oltului din perspectivă individuatoare…………………………………......................23 4. Reprezentări ale procesului individuator în basme….....31 4.1. Relevanţa an...
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This study presents the results of a documentary research on recent approaches related to the causes and solutions of university student plagiarism. It contains a classification of causes according to the level on which they occur. Thus, based on the results of a direct observation, the study shows that in Romania, where project-based learning is p...
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CUPRINS INTRODUCERE ………………………………………………………………8 I. STATUTUL COGNITIV AL SIMBOLULUI ……………………………......10 II. C.G. JUNG. TRĂSĂTURILE DEFINITORII ALE SISTEMULUI SĂU IDEATIC......................................................................................................23 III. STATUTUL PARADIGMATIC AL GÂNDIRII LUI C. G. JUNG …..........141 CONCLUZ...
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Ion Mușlea (1899-1966) obtained the first PhD in ethnography and folklore from the University in Cluj (in 1927), he ran the Folklore Archive of the Romanian Academy (1930- 1948) and edited its ”Year Book” . He was the director of the University Library in Cluj (1936-1947) and for a short while, correspondent member of the Romanian Academy. He is th...
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Between March 2018 and February 2019, an interdisciplinary team from Transylvania University of Brasov developed a project to create an inventory of intangible cultural heritage resources in the Făgăraș Land. Almost without exception, the first theme addressed by the inhabitants who were interviewed was that regarding the group of lads. The prestig...
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Contemporary tourism favors niche offers and heritage tourism is successful niche tourism. The cultural mapping of Făgăraș Land (Romania), accomplished during a project conducted by Transilvania University of Brașov, highlights the groups of caroling lads as a main local resource of intangible cultural heritage. The field research indicates that du...
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The chapter focuses on Romanian children’s religiosity. It is about how the Romanian children represent God and about the relationship between this representation and the evolution directions of contemporary Western religiosity. The chapter contains the results of the thematic analysis of 186 drawings (accompanied by short explanatory comments) of...
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Student plagiarism has been a well-known issue for the academic world over the last years. This study highlights the way that this issue is addressed in the literature of the last two decades: the extent of the phenomenon; the different perspectives on it; the solutions identified; and the relation between student plagiarism and the Internet. The s...
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The Făgăraș Land is an old Romanian state formation on the territory of Transylvania. Geographically located between the Olt and the Meridional Carpathians, the Făgăraș Land is considered the starting point of the founders of Wallachia. It was caught between the interests and pride of the Hungarian Kingdom and those of the Romanian lords throughout...
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In 1910 ASTRA, the Transylvanian Association for Romanian Literature and Culture initiated a campaign to photograph the traditional clothing of Făgăraș Land. A comparison between the outcome from the campaign that started in 1910 (owned by the Făgăraș LandMuseum“Valer Literat”) and the photographs taken in the 1930s in the communities of Făgăraș vi...
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Contemporary clothing, as guided by fashion, provides information on the identity of the wearer, the latter’s self representation and their relation with society. The meaning of traditional clothing (the traditional costume) is independent from and even opposed to fashion. The semiological analysis of the head adornment worn by the unmarried and ma...
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Physiotherapists become responsible for the rehabilitation of patients in a wide range of conditions, but the bioethical questions have not been sufficiently assimilated to academic studies. A cross-sectional survey was applied to both physiotherapists and patients, related to informed consent (IC). A number of 148 physiotherapists and 397 patients...
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Memoria colectivă stă la baza constituirii identităţii grupurilor. Ea valorizează amintiri exemplare. Dar amintirile se învaţă. Contextul cultural fixează semnificaţia amintirilor, organizând informaţiile în jurul evenimentelor marcante. Memoria colectivă se adaptează la ansamblul percepţiilor prezentului și poate fi în permanență corectată de soci...
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The change of political regimes in the former socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe at the end of the last century has revalued the building plots in cities and reconfigured the stakes of urban space ownership. Brașov is one of the most attractive cities of Romania, residentially speaking. Nonetheless, the convergence of real estate dev...
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Four hundred and seventy three children between 5 and 12 years of age were asked to draw God; they were then invited to explain what they had drawn and to reveal what they knew about God. One-third of the drawings and interviews obtained refer to unorthodox features of divinity; we have gathered these unconventional elements (God is a woman, He has...
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The religiosity of the contemporary Western World is marked by the process of secularization that strengthens atheism, but it evolves to a post-secular stage of recovering the values of Christianity in models of good social practices. Contemporary Western religiosity is also characterized by the revival of pre-Christian local beliefs and practices...
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The Romanian Orthodox Church is one of the institutions in which Romanians have great confidence, according to surveys conducted in the country and studies conducted at the level of the European Union in recent years. The results of these researches do not reflect the attitude of young Romanians towards the church. Theoretically coded analysis of 2...
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Abstract: Elaborated by C. G. Jung as a therapeutic alternative to Freudian psychoanalysis, analytical psychology has aroused controversies both among scientists and theologians. Jung used his clinical experience to assert the existence of the image of God in the psychic of any human being. Jung considers the phenomena of synchronicity as signals o...
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Carl Gustav Jung considers the confrontation with the contrasexual archetypes, anima and animus, a necessary stage in the individuation process. The couple relationship favors this confrontation, enabling the withdrawal of these archetypes from projection. Fairy tales are the result of assuming some archetypal experiences into the collective consci...
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Sorea, D. Dreptate și caritate. Cinci demersuri post-seculare valorizând iubirea aproapelui [Justice and charity. Five post-secular approaches that value neighbor's love]. In G. Răţulea (Ed.), Justiție și coeziune socială. Iași : Editura Institutul European, p.207-226. Rorty, Vattimo, Girard, Wilson, Hick socotesc caritatea, smerenia, responsabili...
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Hans-Georg Gadamer believed that the use of a unique language to disseminate knowledge related to human sciences would be inadequate and impact research on at least four levels as follows: the formulation of knowledge related judgments, the choice of the object of knowledge and of the latter's eligible target audience. Brexit could be the chance of...
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The contemporary Western religiosity is marked by the effects of secularization. The results of a qualitative research having as subjects sociology students from Brasov indicate their explicit statements of belonging to Christianity and their acceptance of the effectiveness of pagan practices in evil eye treatment. Conjugation of these positionings...
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Jung attributed a religious dimension to the individuating process and postulated the existence of an archetype of God, in the human unconscious. The logical-epistemological criticisms aimed at Jung, overlook the possibility of their being an expression of a religious representation of the world. If Jung is religious, then his religiosity is more c...
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For C. G. Jung, the individuation is the individual's formation process as psychological unit. The individuation process responds to a natural necessity and unfolds for the purposes of human evolution. The individuating-type essential experiences are communicated in humankind's cultural productions. The operationalization of the individuation conce...
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The current increased interest in the practical and theoretical approaches to the manifestations of religiosity in its pagan forms is a feature of postmodernism. Neo-shamanism is an important part of neo-paganism. Unlike the classical, unifying approach of shamanism, recent studies have underlined the great diversity of the neo-shamanic practices....
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Contemporary Western culture is under the sign of the interest for communication. Internet and mobile telephony place over the world, network-type structures, analogous to those in the Renaissance representation of the world. Internet ensures, through the very technical conditions of its use, the creation of a private space wherein the individual f...
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Dans le classement des préférences des jeunes lecteurs se trouvent les nouvelles œuvres à sujet fantastique. Le rapport au fantastique dans ces œuvres se fait d’une manière traditionnelle (dans les romans de Stephen King et dans la saga Coucher du soleil) ou d’une manière postmoderne (dans les romans du cycle Harry Potter). L’orientation des préfér...
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Sustainability is not unusual within Western culture. One of the causes accounting for the Romanian people’s compatibility with the behaviours associated with sustainable development is represented by the persistence of the consumer behaviour before 1989 in the Romanians’ memory. Other causes underlying this compatibility are represented by the axi...
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Abstract: The research of an archieve reveals both the events that left an imprint in various historical time spans and the socio-cultural characteristics that shape their “atmosphere”. In the first half of the 20th century electricity had been introduced in some of the townships in the Brasov County. Noting by default all the political and economi...
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Abstract: - The paper starts from Wissenburg’s assertion according to which we should consider nature and the future generations as moral subjects in order to apply the concept of fair distribution to the environment. After a short introduction on the matter of fair distribution within the theories on social justice, the concept of ecological justi...
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Abstract: The way in which students regard copying in exams and plagiarism depends on the goal that is attributed to the educational process they are involved in and the perception of their relationships with the classmates as competitive. The quality of the didactic performance influences the tendency towards fraud; on a short term, the enforcemen...
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Abstract: In the end of the 80-ies, Johan Galtung identified, in the field of social sciences, four intellectual styles: Saxonic, Teutonic, Gallic and Nipponic. These styles took their toll on the climate of the intellectual meetings and debates, throughout the world. Galtung likewise signalled, at the time, the orientation of knowledge towards a h...
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Abstract: The research of an archieve reveals both the events that left an imprint in various historical time spans and the socio-cultural characteristics that shape their “atmosphere”. In the first half of the 20th century electricity had been introduced in some of the townships in the Brasov County. Noting by default all the political and economi...
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For Maximus the Confessor, the Holy Scriptures is a guide for the ascetic ascension and the commandment to imitate the Lord means love. For R. Girard, Christ’s passions take down the resorts of the victim’s mechanism, signaling the mimetic functioning of culture and the false sacredness instituted by violence. In hermeneutic approach, the two disco...
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Without imposing any axiological hierarchizations or models, the present educational system has no longer in view the educational aspect and tends to diminish its performances. Fairy tales, as priviledged representations of archetypal structures, consolidate their educational utility. Carl Gustav Jung calls individuation the process of self realiza...
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G. Vattimo and R. Rorty outline a faith without precepts and without a metaphysical God, as future of religion, after the deconstruction of Western ontology. The present paper signals the fact that the reductionist vision of the religion of the times to come, as undertaking of the law of love and of its charitable consequences risks to annul the re...
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The contemporary education process is necessary tied to information-technology and to Informatic. By using the Internet as source and as knowledge’s transmission modality one modifies the learning parameters. From the quantitative point of view, the Informatic increases the education process efficiency. From the qualitative point of view, the Inf...

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The general objective of CultHera is to enhance the competencies of university staff to facilitate the civic engagement of cultural and historical heritage in the urban and sub-urban environment as a way to raise awareness of and understand better the common EU values, principles and concepts of a common and shared future.