Foreword to the Ukrainian Translation of George Edward Moore's Article "The Refutation of Idealism"

In the foreword to the first Ukrainian translation of George Edward Moore's article “The Refutation of Idealism”, translators inform about George Edward Moore's life and his academic career, explain the impact of this article on the emergence of the analytical style of philosophizing and the peculiarities of the translation.

NAVIGATING THE FUTURE WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE. Review of: Kissinger H., Schmidt E., Huttenlocher D. The Age of AI. Berlin: Financial Times, 2022. pp. 266

Authors of the reviewed book analyse the history of technology development and draws attention to how artificial intelligence can change our habits and the way of life. They examine the opportunities and risks associated with the use of artificial intelligence in fields such as medicine, education and military technology. One of the key issues addresses in the book is the interaction between humans and artificial intelligence.

PHILOSOPHICAL HORIZONTS OF VIRTUAL REALITY. Review of: Chalmers, D. (2022). Reality +: Virtual Words and the Problems of Philosophy. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. pp. 503

The review is devoted to the new monograph “Reality +: virtual worlds and problems of philosophy” by the famous philosopher David Chalmers. As can be seen from the title of the book, in it the author examines the philosophical potential of virtual reality for the possible solution of philosophical problems, namely: from ontology (problems of reality and hypotheses about simulation) to values (a good and happy life in virtual reality). 

Are You Scared of Humanity Re-engineering? Review of : Frischmann, B., Selinger, E. (2018). Re-engineering Humanity. Cambridge, United Kingdom; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 235 p.

In the book “Re-engineering Humanity”, the authors show how strongly we should hold the development of technology and humanity in our hands. They convey all the responsibility we should be aware of, showing
incredible examples of re-engineering humanity. This book will convince us why it’s so important we embed technologies with human values before they embed us with their own.

Evolution of Artificial Intelligence on the Background of the Progress in Computer Sciences and Engineering (Review of the Monograph: Mainzer, K. (2020). Artificial Intelligence – When Do Machines Take Over? Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer)

The review examines the content and main problems of the English-language monograph of the German scientist and philosopher, President of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, founder of the Munich Center for Social Technologies (MCTS), Honorary Professor of the Technical University of Munich, Professor of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the Univercity of Tübingen Klaus Mainzer.

Concepts of legal culture as a compositionof a democratic legal state

Building a democratic, rule of law is unthinkable without affirmation of justice, legal andmaterial protection of the individual, mutual responsibility of the individual and the state, improvementof legislation and legal culture as a whole. State-legal and national-cultural revival is possible only oncondition of respect for its own history, its philosophical and philosophical humanistic traditions, whichunderlie our mentality, determine the nature of the nation and the essence of legal culture.

The vision of technology's effect upon human being in the context of the development of artificial inteligence (Review of Max Tegmark’s Book “Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”[Ukrainian language edition], 432 p. Kyiv, 2019)

The book “Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” was considered in the review. This book was the first translated into Ukrainian language and originally written by American mathematic, physicist – Max Tegmark (Professor, MIT).  The author explains the wide problem field related to the appearance of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He describes transformations which threaten human himself and the whole world as a result of creating AI. Humankind can lose its special status of an intelligent creature.

Classic Understanding of a Human Being and Its Significance in the Epoch of Different "Posts" (Review of Viktor Petrushenko’s Monograph “A Human Being Who is Searching for Being (Three Talks on the Main Things) ” , Lviv: Publishing House Magnolia, 2019.)

In the reviewed monograph refers to a personality as a sensible and intelligent being, of his knowledge and values, of freedom and consciousness, which are manifestations of the aspiration of a personality towards being. The main way of human existence in the world is to be a personality. Today, there is a danger of levelling the personal beginning of human existence, when the science of man is increasingly naturalized, neurolyzed and computerized. Such a levelling leads to post-humanism and post-humanity. It is on one side.

Рhilosophical and legal smyslozmistovnoho measurement problem deviant consciousness

The article is devoted to one of the main problems of philosophy of law, namely the phenomenon of deviant minds, including its smyslozmistovniy essence. The attention is focused on solving the fundamental problem of social science: the study of the meaning and content of the factors that motivate people to deviant minds. The author analyzes the determinants that influence the formation of deviant consciousness and its manifestations.