Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1819-7671 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1948 (Online)


Internet-technology as a Human Body Extension: Social-Philosophical Analysis

The purpose of the paper is to give social-philosophical analysis of contemporary Internet-technologies which form human digital environment and determine their communication means, behavior styles, living activity, intellectual progress. General tendency to transgression and convergence within sociocultural, economic, political processes, which are properly revealed in digital domain, is what we encounter nowadays. The problem at issue is quite urgent for the reason that today a person in developed countries depends on virtual technologies.

From humanism to post-humanism: Transformation of ideas of a man in philosophical thought

Introduction. The article is devoted to the analysis of ideas about a human in modern philosophical movements of transhumanism and posthumanism. Once the highest value and the king of nature, the man-creator and the ruler of the world has turned into a many-sided and sexless creature that has lost passionarity and claims to leadership. Theoretical analysis.