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Society 5.0: social-philosophical analysis

G.I. Lovetsky, Е.Ю. Широбокова
80,00 Р

UDC 314/316-044.3:1            


G.I. Lovetsky is Dr.Sci. (Philosophy), prof. e-mail:; and E.Yu. Shirobokova is Masters’ student e-mail: at Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Kaluga branch


Presented is a description of fundamental transformations in industrial and cultural foundations of modern society, reflected in changes in dynamic models. Traditional concepts of technological structures and industrial revolutions are giving way to synthetic structures described by the concept of “Society 5.0”. The article considers industrial revolutions and their social consequences in a particular case of a transition from “consumer society” to “smart society” in Japan that was initiated by joint efforts of business community and the state. Additional focus is made on the concept of so-called “smart life”. The authors would like to emphasize the connection between the Japanese experience and Russian attempts to create a development strategy to overcome the current backlog and ensure a decent life for its citizens.

Key words: technological order, industrial revolution, consumer society, society 5.0, “smart living”.


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