Volume 55, Issue 1, 2018
Alexandra A. Argamakova
Socio – technical disciplines in scientific classifications
This paper is the reply within the journal discussion on the classifications of sciences. It analyses how well Russian key classifications of scientific disciplines represent socio-technical fields of studies. Author formulates recommendations about principles for such classifications and makes concrete suggestions for changes. Practically oriented analysis is followed after preliminary considerations, concerning the nature of philosophy, its practical goals and social power of social epistemology.