CFP: On-line Journal Philosophical Problems of IT and Cyberspace

Submission deadline: December 1, 2012

Topic areas


The major scientific sectors and themes suggested for the edition:

I.                   Fundamental problems of information and communication systems (philosophical aspect):

·         Philosophy of mathematics and artificial intelligence.

·         New logical means of intellectual systems.

·         Intellect, brain activity and programs: informational models of consciousness.

·         Programmer’s world view and the essence of programming: new philosophy or a socio-economic order.

·         The problems of computability of  language processes and artificial intelligence.

·         Specificity of Internet communication.

·         Information and time.

·         Information and sense.

·         Algorithmization of the processes of thought.

·         New forms of character relations in the cyberspace.

·         Base of Web-semiotics.

·         The philosophy of science and technology of  instantaneous access.

·         Citation index and plagiarism: sad love story.

·         Ontological dimension of sense in the cyberspace.

·         Methods of sense formalization in Web-semantics.

·         Cyber-reality and formalization of processes of cognition.

·         he instruments of cognition of semiotic virtual reality.

·         Resources of codification and sense formalization in the modern intellectual systems.

II.                Freedom in the modern media-content:

·         Technologies’ and humanities’ roles in the manipulating of consciousness in the cyberspace.

·         Existential issues of cyber-subject.

·         Religion, faith and cyberspace.

·         Freedom of conscience and subconsciousness chaos.

·         Digital world: freedom or addiction?

·         Post-modernism in the technological dimension.

·         Life on a flash-card: digital graves and right for oblivion.

·         Philosophy and values of modern information culture.

·         The problem of sacral in media-reality.

·         Media consumption. Media subject. Communicant.

·         Publicity as the overvalue.

·         Interaction of social network services with social political institutions.

·         Philosophy of informational society: new look on the role and the place of social relations regulators.

·         New philosophy of the rights and freedom of creative works. Intellectual property in the cyberspace.

           III.   Network security of the information society:

·         Image of “Matrix” in the everyday life.

·         Revolution of machines (myth or reality). Cyber-eschatology.

·         Cyber-aesthetics in modern subcultures (animation, cyberpunks, post-apocalypse).

·         Image of cyber wars: hackers, cybersquaters, lummers, system administrators.

·         Aggressive content: ethics, business, state management and social control system.

·         State institutes and their network realization.

·         Sects’ popularization in the network.

·         The problem of delinquency on the Internet.

·         Technological and humanist ways of struggle against network delinquency.

·         Analysis of blogosphere’s “behavior”.

·         Visual ecology.

·         The phenomenon of media-violence.

·         Internet-addiction.     

Submissions may be in  English and Russian. All submissions must be prepared for blind review. The author's name, the institutional affiliation and the title’s paper must be placed in a separate file.  Papers must be sent as Microsoft Word file (.doc or .rtf) to: [email protected]

Instructions for authors:

Max length:

40000 characters (including spaces) for articles (including the references) and reviews;

20000 characters (including spaces) for interviews;

10000 characters (including spaces) for specific paper review.

Address of the organizing editorial board

357532 PSLU, Room 505, Kalinina str, 9, Pyatigorsk, Stavropol Region

to Pavel Paryshnikov

E-mail: [email protected]

Tel.: :  +7(928) 348-02-52.

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