Izvestiya of Saratov University.

Philosophy. Psychology. Pedagogy

ISSN 1819-7671 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1948 (Online)


Full text:
(downloads: 15)
Language: 
Russian
Heading: 
Article type: 
Article

Virtualization of Epistemology: the Imaginary Branches of Knowledge

Autors: 
Duplinskya Yuliya Mikhailovna, Saratov State University
Abstract: 

In article variability of “direct self-evidence” is investigated. On the basis of what possibility of alternative branches of knowledge is considered. The presumption of “direct self-evidence” made the base of traditional epistemology. The philosophy of the XX century makes relativization the idea about “direct self-evidence”. It becomes clear that ideas about “direct self-evidence”, about “intuitive obvious” varies during different epochs and at the different peoples, depending on cultural and historical types of thinking, structures of language, etc. In article it is offered to take more radical step. It is offered to pass from relativizations to virtualization of the base of epistemology. It is offered to pass from a variety of cultural and historical types of thinking to investigating of “the imaginary branches of knowledge”. Possibilities of the “alternative physics” and the “alternative mathematics” for which the look of other subjects would be a starting point of knowledge are considered. The “alternative physics” and the “alternative mathematics” from imaginary viewpoints of subjects of not humanoid type are considered. It is emphasized that the offered project of alternative physics – not the same, that the variety of the possible Universes from viewpoint of physics itself. And the project of alternative mathematics – not the same, that the variety of the mathematical languages from viewpoint of mathematics itself

Reference: 

1. Foucault M. L’histoire de la sexualite. L’Usage des plaisirs: in 3 vol. Paris, 1984, vol. II. 296 p. (Russ. ed.: Fuco M. Ispolzovanie udovolstviy. Istoriya sexualnosti: v 3 t. St. Petersburg, 2004, vol. 2. 432 p.).

2. Hawking S., Mlodinov L. The Grand Design. New York, 2010. 288 р. (Russ. ed.: Hocing S., Mlodinov L. Vyshiy zamysel. St. Petersburg, 2013. 208 p.). 

3. Whorf B. L. Science and linguistics. MIT Technology Review, 1940, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 229–231, 247–248 (Russ. ed.: Whorf B. L. Nauka i yazykoznanie. In: Yazyky kak obraz mira. Moscow, St. Petersburg, 2003, pp. 202– 219). 

4. Whorf B.L. The relation of habitual thought and behavior to language. Language, Culture and Personality: Essays in Memory of Edward Sapir, Cambridge, 1941, pp. 75–93 (Russ. ed.: Whorf B. L. Otnosheniye norm povedeniya i myshleniya k yazyku. In: Yazyky kak obraz mira. Moscow, St. Petersburg, 2003, pp. 157–201).

5. Reichenbach de H. Philosophie der Raum-Zeit-Lehre. Berlin, 1927. 380 p. (Russ. ed.: Reyhenbah G. Philisofi ya prostranstva I vremeni. Moscow, 1985. 344 p.). 

6. Hunt H. T. On the nature of consciousness. New Haven and London, 1995. 358 р. (Russ. ed.: Hunt H. T. O prirode coznaniya. Moscow, 2004. 555 p.). 

7. Markov M. A. O prirode materii [About the essence of matter]. Moscow, 1976. 216 p. (in Russian) 

8. Greene B. The elegant universe. New York, 1999. 448 р. (Russ. ed.: Greene B. Elegantnaya vselennaya. Moscow, 2005. 448 p.).