Media Space: Socio-Philosophical Analysis

The purpose of this article is to analyze various approaches to studying the problems of media space in modern society, as well as the definition of clear common characteristics attributed to media space in various theories of media in social philosophy. In the search for a universal definition of the phenomenon of media space, the author considers the socio-philosophical category of media space, understood as a special kind of reality, which includes the basic components of the socialization of modern man in the framework of not only social institutions, but also culture as a whole.

Social Memory in the Life Space of Socium

The article discusses modern problems of inheritance and perception of the past from the standpoint of the categorical apparatus of social philosophy. The conceptual bases of the analysis are connected with the comprehension of the heuristic possibilities of the concepts “social space”, “living space”. When analyzing the ontology of social space, three types of spatial relationships should be considered: institutional, spatial-stratification and civilizational. Virtually and spiritually mastered by people, the natural and social space becomes the life space of the society.

Sovereignty of Land, Water and Seeds: a Philosophy of Vandana Shiva

Vandana Shiva is one of the leaders of modern alter-globalism, a scientist, ecologist, public figure, head of the Navdanya Foundation, which works to preserve biological and cultural diversity in India. Shiva is the author of more than a dozen works in which she expounds her criticism of globalization, which she considers unfair for India and other Third World countries.

Coevolution of Global Processes, Sustainable Development and Solidary Relations

The synergetic, co-evolutionary interaction of globalization processes, the transition to sustainable development and the formation of solidary relations is analyzed. The content of each of these concepts is revealed, their author’s definition is proposed, their prerequisites, regularities, factors, elements and mechanisms are revealed.

Globalization as a Dynamic Phenomenon of the Present

The article deals with ethics of responsibility and analyses dynamics of modern global processes. The authors explore the strategies of discourse management, allowing to diagnose positive and negative tendencies in the course of globalization and to realize the correcting of global development.



В статье рассматривается взаимосвязь между философией Конфуция и «глобальной этикой». Подчеркивается, что фундаментальные конфуцианские принципы совпадают с главными морально-нравственными установками «мирового этоса».


В статье представлена специфика коммуникационного конфликта и виртуального человека в пространстве современного глобального мира. В работе сделан вывод о том, что необходимо социально-философское осмысление коммуникации в связи с тем, что связано с раскрытием идентичности человека, его ценностных установок

Cross-cultural Dialogue in the Global World: Philosophical-Comparative Analysis

This article represents a specific cross-cultural dialogue in a space of modern global world. We have formulated the conclusion that the dialogue of cultures nowadays is a condition of mankind’s selfpreservation.

Phenomenon of Alienation as Attribute of Globalization: Cultural Aspect

In clause the socially-philosophical analysis of modern integration processes in which basis the idea of total association of people by means of new information technologies lays is spent. Computer networks, the Internet, cellular communication, acting, on the one hand, powerful means of the communications, promote virtualization of social life, substitution of real dialogue, loss of true social communications.

The Definition of "Information Space" in Modern Social Philosophy

One of dangerous contradictions of an information epoch consists that, forming information space and providing its existence and development, the person simultaneously realizes that its biological existence is put in dependence on a level of development and speed of transformation of the information space playing an escalating role in a life of a modern society.