The article discusses one of the little discovered problems of modern aesthetic problems – the problem of the influence of the philosophy on the process of artistic creation, revealing a variety of sides to study. It is noted that the philosophy and the arts tended to a specific interaction as components of the mythological consciousness. This trend continued after the acquisition of each of them the status of independent forms of social consciousness.
Much attention is paid to the concept of well-known French aesthetics E. Souriau, some provisions of which have important methodological significance for the author of the article. It is alleged that in the whole defining the nature of the “spiritual climate” of each era, the philosophy has had a both a direct and indirect profound impact on all spheres of human intellectual (spiritual) activity and on art as well.. This effect is primarily a worldview in which the very significant role plays the aesthetic ideal. It is particularly highlighted the importance of philosophical views of A. Schopenhauer, F.Nietzsche, A.Bergson, A.Camus and other philosophers whose work has had a major impact on the artistic process.Art that claims “for eternity” can not do without philosophical reflection “on the eternal problems” concern humanity at all times.