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The civilization ways of Homo Technologicus: the delicacy of existential situations

Liberal Arts in Russia. 2019. Vol. 8. No. 3. Pp. 165-183.
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Ilyin V. V.
National research center “Kurchatov Institute”
1 Akademik Kurchatov Square, 132182 Moscow, Russia


The way of being becomes amelioration in the face of all-encompassing, all-pervading design, programming, and production using the powerful, creative potential of NBICS. Conceptually, a more energetic interpretation of the image of design, programming, and production as a tool for replacing natural-historical morphogenesis allows us to rely on an extremely useful category of autopoesis, which in the lexicon of technoscience sets off the ability to produce material forms from its own design capabilities: nano-bio-info-cogno assembly with application in socio. The technoscientific autopoiesis is the source for the process of “supernatural” innovative morphogenesis operating in the mode of self-flowing irrigative generation of human reality. Is the balance of techno-humanitarian is basically justifiable in a situation where everything becomes technology and technology becomes everything? In its ultimate formulation, the problem is recognized as the acquisition of additional guarantees of blocking uncertainties due to the introduction of technological (artificial) innovations into natural substance. Especially against the background of actively promoted enhancement technologies.


  • • technoscience
  • • instrumental mind
  • • social reception of convergent technologies


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