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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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IDENTITY THEFT ON THE INTERNET ON SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES

Szymon NAWROCKI

Jednostka w Internecie – wybrane aspekty

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 issues related to identity theft on the Internet. It places particular emphasis on the risk of identity theft in social networks. The author also presents the basic ways to prevent and reduce the effects of identity theft. The purpose for which the criminals [...] Read more.

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THE PLACE AND ROLE OF INFLUENCERS IN THE LIFE OF THE Z GENERATION

Katarzyna GARWOL

Jednostka w Internecie – wybrane aspekty

Publication language: Polish

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

Abstract The article attempts to diagnose the place and role of influencers in the life of the Z generation. The theoretical part presents the definitional approach to the concept of generation and the characteristics of the X, Y, Z generation. The research part is a description of the author's own research. [...] Read more.

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ARTIFICAL GENERAL INTELLIGENCE FROM PHILOSOPHICAL POINT OF VIEW

Alfred SKORUPKA

Transformacje cyfrowe – potencjały zmian

Publication language: Polish

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

Abstract Some scholars predict that the Artificial General Intelligence, if man can create it, could rule the world and mankind. The author of the article considers this problem from a philosophical point of view. The article begins with a brief outline of AI issues; then, the author deals with the ethics that [...] Read more.

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FUTUROLOGICAL REFLECTION ON THE BASIS OF THE IDEA OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Wiesław SZTUMSKI

Transformacje cyfrowe – potencjały zmian

Publication language: Polish

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

Abstract The article contains the author's thoughts on what awaits humanity in the near future, probably still this century. It looks dramatic. Despite the warnings of ecologists and the idea of sustainable development, people continue to destroy irresponsibly the natural environment and other species of fauna [...] Read more.

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A REALISTIC UTOPIA. TOWARDS DIGITAL COMPETITION OF GREAT POWERS

Janusz GOLINOWSKI

Transformacje cyfrowe – potencjały zmian

Publication language: Polish

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

Abstract The global innovation landscape is changing rapidly due to the growing importance of digitalization, intangible investment and the emergence of China. The purpose of the article is to present the specifics of economic and political rivalry of states with power status. Globalisation of financial flow [...] Read more.

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THE DIGITAL TURN: A DISPERSED SOCIETY

Kazimierz KRZYSZTOFEK

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 author analyses the phenomena that give dynamics to the socio-economic processes towards their differentiation of modern societies. He characterises the most important social trends in selected historical periods, starting from the first industrial revolution. The author poses the fundamental question [...] Read more.

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THE SOCIOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE ABAOUT SECURITY IN THE FUTURE

Włodzimierz CHOJNACKI

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 As citizens, we live in a globalized world where we experience the risks and dangers of cultural and climate change, decarbonisation, terrorism, and hybrid wars and population migrations. They generate many existential, cultural and civilization challenges. They are accompanied by conflicts and social [...] 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

Journal article

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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TRANSFORMATIONS OF THE INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION – PEDAGOGICAL EXPLORATIONS ON THE BORDERLANDS

Marek REMBIERZ

Varia: Interpretations

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (111) 2021 Publication date: 27 December 2021

Abstract The article points out relations between sources and transformations of Polish intercultural pedagogy and variously understood borderland contexts, because - paradoxically - borderlands are situated in the centre of pedagogical interests. Borderlands are situated in many ways in the centre of Polish [...] Read more.

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Jurisdictional arbitrage vs market efficiency: Who controls investment funds in the EU?

Krzysztof Adam GÓRSKI

Varia: Interpretations

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 4 (111) 2021 Publication date: 27 December 2021

Abstract This article offers a broad theory on delegation arrangements existing between investment funds and third-party professional service providers under the European Union law. Limited delegation of portfolio management and risk management functions generally leads to an increase in operational efficiency [...] Read more.