A.S. Homyakov treated autocracy and the state as necessary attributes of life of modern society which in the future at achievement of the world brotherhood of the people have to lose the value and die off. Anyway he sought to take certain steps concerning change of functions of the Supreme power.
Many basic provisions of Slavophilism contained in articles Ampere-second. Homyakova "About old and new" and I.V. Kireevsky "In reply to Homyakov". Certain divergences which remained throughout their activity from the very beginning were outlined in views of these thinkers. Let's highlight this thought as in public consciousness Slavophilism is quite often perceived as the uniform movement with the general principles of all its main participants.