Reflexion of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Subject-Oriented Approach

DOI: 10.33917/es-8.174.2020.66-71

The uniqueness of the C0VID-19 pandemic lies in the fact that it requires concerted action by all mankind to effectively overcome it. The selfishness of individual subjects of the world community in neutralizing the threats of the pandemic, as well as the weak influence of world structures (UN, WHO, etc.), was clearly manifested. The article provides a reflexive analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic from the standpoint of modern philosophical ideas about scientific rationality (post-nonclassical scientific rationality), in which the subject-oriented approach is the basic one. On the example of the descriptive model of the subject, which presents five basic characteristics: purposefulness, reflexivity, communication, sociality and the ability to develop, an analysis of the subjectivity of humanity in the process of overcoming the pandemic is carried out. The COVID-19 pandemic has once again demonstrated the lack of subjectivity of humanity in ensuring its life and development. It is substantiated that the globalist project is one of the main reasons for the negative impact on the formation of human subjectivity. The influence on the subjectivity of mankind of the model of a technogenic civilization, used as a means in the implementation of a globalist project, is analyzed. It is shown that the key problem for the transition to post-technogenic civilization is the problem of the formation of the subjectivity of human development. A variant of the transition to the model of post-technogenic civilization on the basis of post-nonclassical cybernetics of self-developing poly-subject environments — ontological cybernetics of the third order is proposed.


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