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TECHNOLOGY – VALUES – SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (Some Reflections on Changing Relations, Meanings and Social Practices)

Lech W. ZACHER

UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY – THEORIES AND INTERPRETATIONS

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1–2 (88–89) 2016 Publication date: 12 May 2016

Abstract Narratives concerning technology and values relations requires an in-depth analysis of these two categories and also their contextualization. In social practice technology and values undergo significant changes, often revolutionary. They take systemic forms and they interact with each other. Since the [...] Read more.

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METHODOLOGICAL ANARCHISM AND ITS COGNITIVE VALUE

Magdalena SZPUNAR

Transformacje cywilizacyjne – między wiedzą, wrażliwością i wyobraźnią socjologiczną

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1 (112) 2022 Publication date: 30 March 2022

Abstract The aim of the article is to present the basic assumptions of Paul K. Feyerabend's epistemological anarchism. The article presents the value of methodological anarchism for the cognitive process, methodology and development of science, as well as the controversies associated with the application of [...] Read more.

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RECONFIGURATIONS IN THE WORLD SYSTEM – BETWEEN THE OLD DRIVING FORCES AND NEW NETWORKS

Lech W. ZACHER

Global Problems – Future – Politics – Values

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (78-79) 2013 Publication date: 13 November 2013

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OBSTACLES TO SUSTAINABILITY – IN PUBLIC DISCOURSE (the Case of a Transitional Economy – Poland)

Lech W. ZACHER

National Cases Augmented

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (94-95) 2017 Publication date: 30 November 2017

Abstract Requirements for the sustainability in economy and society should be tailored to a given country or region. General models which often dominate in academic discourse are an important part of necessary social knowledge (of decision makers, media, NGOs etc.). They are formulated in universally relevant [...] Read more.

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CZŁOWIEK „WOBEC” TAJEMNICY ISTNIENIA, A WIĘC MISTYKA JAKO MIEJSCE I WARUNEK SPOTKANIA I PRZEKROCZENIA NAPIĘCIA MIĘDZY SCIENCE A HUMANITIES

Michał PŁÓCIENNIK

Publication language: Polish

Transformations No. 1(120)2024 Publication date: 29 March 2024

Abstract Główna teza niniejszego przedłożenia jest o tyle trywialna, co zarazem fundamentalna, i to zarówno w wymiarze treściowym, jak i metodologicznym, a mimo to jakby nieustannie umyka tak na gruncie sporów naukowo-akademickich, jak w ogólnej świadomości społecznej. Otóż jedynym możliwym miejscem spotkania [...] Read more.

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WSTRĘT WOBEC OBCEGO JAKO NARZĘDZIE INFRAHUMANIZACJI

Alina ZEMEŁKA

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1(120)2024 Publication date: 29 March 2024

Abstract Infrahumanizacja to – w najszerszym sensie – mechanizm subtelnego unieważniania podmiotowości drugiej osoby. Zagadnienie to podejmowane przede wszystkim przez socjologów, psychologów społecznych, a w ostatnim czasie także przez neuroetyków, posiada też wyraźne konotacje filozoficzne i pedagogiczne. [...] Read more.

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LEGAL STRUCTURE OF PRO FUTURO STATEMENTS IN HEALTHCARE MATTERS

Paweł ZAJĄC

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4(119)2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract One of the basics humans rights is right to self-determination about ourselves, which in the medical law expresses itself through the giving of consent to medical treat-ment by patient. This right is also implemented by the possibility of submitting pro futuro statements, in which patients can express [...] Read more.

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THE ARAB HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION SYSTEM

Marzena TOUMI

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4(119)2023 Publication date: 29 December 2023

Abstract This article presents the Arab 'system' of human rights protection, centred around two acts: The Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam and the Arab Charter on Human Rights. Both documents are controversial in the Western world. Although the debate on whether human rights are universal or particularistic [...] Read more.

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ANALYSIS THE KEY TOPICS AND IDENTIFICATION OF SOCIAL AND UNIVERSITY NETWORKS BASED ON PAPERS RELATED TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION

Małgorzata PRZYBYŁA– KASPEREK, Filip SMYCZEK, Eugenia SMYRNOVA– TRYBULSKA, Nataliia MORZE, Olena KUZMINSKA

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4(119)2023 Publication date: 31 December 2023

Abstract The paper presents research on bibliometric analysis of papers related to artificial intelligence (AI) in education. The study focuses on two main objectives. Firstly, it aims to identify the key topics covered in the paper collection. To achieve this, a method is proposed that utilizes a matrix representation [...] Read more.

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THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE EPISTEMIC FUNCTION OF INFORMATION IN COMMUNICATION BASED ON DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

Paweł GONDEK

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 31 December 2023

Abstract In the article, we focus on analyzing the way information is understood in communication processes, mainly from the perspective of the epistemic dimension. The primary point of reference in the study are real factual states, through which information gains a verifiable dimension for communication participants [...] Read more.

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Grzegorz TUTAK, Jan GONDEK

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 31 December 2023

Abstract Hybrid threats within the framework of modern conflicts have become an enduring element that determines the security formation of modern states. Previous elements of war or conflict are now being combined with new forms of warfare. The migratory pressure on the border between Poland and Belarus inspired [...] Read more.

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ON THE FOUNDATIONS OF UNDERSTANDING ECOLOGY IN REALIST PHILOSOPHY

Natalia GONDEK,

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 31 December 2023

Abstract The article concentrates on the foundations of understanding ecology in realist philosophy. The main representatives of this proposal are A. Maryniarczyk and M. A. Krąpiec. They recognize that the concept of philosophical cognition inherent in realist philosophy, the reading of the nature of reality [...] Read more.

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CHALLENGES TO THE EUROPEAN UNION'S ADAPTIVE CAPACITY IN THE FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY SPHERE ON THE EXAMPLE OF RUSSIA'S AGGRESSION IN UKRAINE

Beata PISKORSKA

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 31 December 2023

Abstract Russia's full-scale aggression against Ukraine caused a change in the international order. The regional and global consequences of Russia's aggression prompt consideration of the European Union's adaptability to the new conditions of the security environment and in the foreign policy sphere. It is also [...] Read more.

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SOCIALLY ASSISTIVE ROBOTS IN EDUCATION AND THE PROBLEMS OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT. A REVIEW OF FIELD RESEARCH

Alina BETLEJ

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (119) 2023 Publication date: 31 December 2023

Abstract The article reviews selected studies in the field of social evaluation of the use of socially assistive technologies in education. The analysis began with a theoretical introduction to the problem of technology evaluation. The next step was to define the different types of assistive technologies. The [...] Read more.