Aims of the discipline: to make students familiar with the necessary minimum of theoretical knowledge of temple studies and the functionalistics of the Western European architectural monuments’ architectonics; to work out practical skills of distinguishing between architectural styles and eclectic pastiche.

Goals of the discipline: to study foreign and domestic history of architecture; to acquire applicative experience of general and particular scholarly methods in temple studies, urban studies, and spatialization theory; to conduct complex analysis of any Western European architectural monument through religious studies.

Keywords: philosophy of architecture, Romanesque art, gothic style

DOI: 1022250/2072-8662.2017.1.139-149

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Ivan P. Davidov – PhD (Philosophy), Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy of

Religion and Religious Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University;

of. G-502, 1 Leninskie Gory, Moscow, Russia, 119991; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.