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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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SURVEYS IN THE CONTEXT OF VIRTUAL SOCIETY – A STATISTICAL PERSPECTIVE

Aleksandra KUPIS-FIJAŁKOWSKA

Information – Communication – Media

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (78-79) 2013 Publication date: 12 November 2013

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SHOP OR E-COMMERCE? ANALYSIS OF THE PROBLEM

Agnieszka SZEWCZYK

Information – Communication – Media

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (78-79) 2013 Publication date: 12 November 2013

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INFORMATIONAL INFLUENCE ON PUBLIC OPINION

Iryna KOLOSOVSKA, Peter BOLTUC

Information – Communication – Media

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (78-79) 2013 Publication date: 12 November 2013

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DIGITAL DIVIDE, GLOBAL COMMUNICATION ORDER, AND MEDIA DEVELOPMENT: NEWSPAPERS ONLINE FROM DIFFERENT CONTINENTS

Radosław SAJNA

Information – Communication – Media

Publication language: English

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Transformations No. 3-4 (78-79) 2013 Publication date: 12 November 2013

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STEM CELLS AS THE FUTURE OF BIOMEDICINE

Dariusz BORUCZKOWSKI, Katarzyna PAWELEC, Maciej BORUCZKOWSKI, Dominika GŁADYSZ

Varia

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1-2 (76-77) 2013 Publication date: 31 May 2013

Abstract Humanity constantly searches for novel therapeutic approaches concerning diseases that do not respond to standard therapies and patients fail to archive a satisfactory quality of life. The stem cells carry a huge potential in treating those diseases and modern medicine has to find answers concerning [...] Read more.

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CONSPIRACIES, PROPHECIES AND STORIES. ABOUT REACTIONS TO THE UNKNOWN AND INCOMPREHENSIBLE AS WELL AS FOLKLORE GENRES EXPRESSING THEM

Agnieszka PRZYBYŁA-DUMIN

Futures – Visions, Interpretations and Narratives

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1-2 (76-77) 2013 Publication date: 31 May 2013

Abstract This text is about contemporary forms of response to disturbing and unexpected events, which often trigger mythical thinking familiar to us in the twenty-first century. The author analyses submitted comments, text and images emerged in conjunction with the abdication of the Pope; the height at which [...] Read more.

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“AND THEY GAVE FORTH THEIR LOTS...”. ABOUT THE TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE INTERPRETATION OF THE PHENOMENON OF DIVINATION

Dorota BRYLLA

Futures – Visions, Interpretations and Narratives

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1-2 (76-77) 2013 Publication date: 31 May 2013

Abstract This article presents a look at the phenomenon of divination, within the framework of which the mind and consciousness are made as categories of vital importance. In its first part the text shows why it is impossible to anger, sadden etc. God with the practised acts of divination, that is to see God [...] Read more.

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SCENARIOS OF CAPITALISM IN POSTMODERN SOCIOLOGICAL APPROACHES (Z.BAUMAN, A.GIDDENS, R.SENNETT)

Małgorzata MOLĘDA-ZDZIECH

Futures – Visions, Interpretations and Narratives

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1-2 (76-77) 2013 Publication date: 31 May 2013

Abstract The author compares the theoretical approaches to capitalism proposed by some principal researchers of postmodernity: Zygmunt Bauman, Anthony Giddens, Ulrich Beck and Scott Lash. In this context the author presents the concept of a “new culture of capitalism” invented by Richard Sennett. The “New culture [...] Read more.

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NEGATIVE INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL

Jan FAZLAGIĆ

Economy - Marketing: Looking for New Ideas

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1-2 (76-77) 2013 Publication date: 31 May 2013

Abstract The main purpose of accounting has always been delivering up-to-date , reliable and objective information regarding the assets and liabilities in a firm. The birth of the industrial era coincided with the development of modern accounting. In industrial enterprises the majority of assets were tangible [...] Read more.

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NEW MARKETING FORMS IN LOCAL INITIATIVE

Karolina DZIWAK

Economy - Marketing: Looking for New Ideas

Publication language: Polish

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Transformations No. 1-2 (76-77) 2013 Publication date: 31 May 2013

Abstract The Internet does not constitute a separate communication space any more. Partition between virtual and analogue reality disappears and marketing returns to its initial form of communication. Social media marketing is not a privilage but requirement for effective promotion based and depending not on [...] Read more.