Crisis of civilization or of humanitarian knowledge?
Dr. Sci. (Hist.), Head of the Center for Socio-Economic and Socio-Political Problems, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences. Moscow, Russia, firstname.lastname@example.org
In the course of his analysis of the paradigmatic foundations, on which humanitarian knowledge has been being formed for the space of recent centuries, the author comes to the conclusion on a deep crisis of modern humanitarian knowledge, which fails to “keep pace” with the rapid complication of social reality. Today’s absence of a unitary and immutable vector of the development of the world civilization impels one, by and large, to adopt critical attitude toward the paradigm of “vertical progress”.
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