Sociology On Prospects Of Robotization And Digitalization Of Russian Society

Marionella A. Kipriyanova
2021 European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences   unpublished
The research topic of the paper brings out relevant for the Russian society issue of the need to comply with humanistic principles when transitioning to a robotic and digitalized society (hereinafter RDS). Certain aspects of this issue have been reflected in Russian and foreign literature: external and internal conditions of the ongoing reforms; justification of "artificial sociality", of sociobiotechnical system (hereinafter SBT-system), of digital, social and humanitarian risks; society
more » ... calization and the weakening of society humanization. The purpose of the study is to analyze the circumstances obstructing a successful transition to a humanized RDS. The research method is sociological, taking into account the peculiarities of a complicated research object. The study is based on the general philosophical concept of humanism, adapted to social reality; on Ulrich Beck's theory of risk society and Manuel Castells' theory of information society. Within the framework of this method, a factor analysis of the main issues of the topic has been used. Results: the logic of proving the presence of unfavorable conditions for the transition to a humanized RDS has been constructed. Among these are a global factor, excessive economization and technologization of reforms in the interests of financial groups and their political lobbies and underestimation of their social consequences; mobilization nature of reforms. Clarifying approaches to the concept of a socially equitable humanistic RDS have been proposed.
doi:10.15405/epsbs.2021.12.03.7 fatcat:lx7lbuymuzdvzjsdi2y2wibbpy