Perm University Herald. Juridical Sciences. 2017. Issue 3 (37)


I. V. Ponkin,
Institute of Public Administration and Civil Service of the Russian
Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

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A. I. Redkina
Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

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Requisites: Ponkin I. V., Redkina A. I. Klassifikatsiya kak metod nauchnogo issledovaniya, v chastnosti v yuridicheskoy nauke [Classification as a Method of Scientific Research, Particularly in Jurisprudence]. Vestnik Permskogo Universiteta. Juridicheskie Nauki – Perm University Herald. Juridical Sciences. 2017. Issue 37. Pp. 249–259. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.17072/1995-4190-2017-37-249-259
DOI: 10.17072/1995-4190-2017-37-249-259

Introduction: this paper considers issues related to the definition of the role and importance of classification as a method of scientific cognition, the concept and nature of classification as a whole and as a method of scientific cognition, issues related to the objectives of using the classification method when conducting research, and different types of classifications. Purpose: to analyze various scientific approaches to the definition, role and importance of classification in scientific research, including in jurisprudence. Methods: the study is based on a set of methods of scientific cognition, including the methods of analysis, synthesis, induction and deduction, comparative method, and method of classification. Results: the authors suggest their own definitions for the notion of classification and the notion of order, for which classification acts as a method of formation and/ or reflection; elements of the classification method are also specified. Conclusions: the paper defines the place of classification as one of the stages of
scientific research, as well as requirements for classification.

Keywords: classification; ordering; systematization; scientific cognition; research method; scientific method; scientific concept; order; taxonomy
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