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Filosofija. Sociologija / Philosophy. Sociology

ISSN 0235-7186
ISSN 2424-4546 (online)

2017 m. Nr. 3

Identity in Contemporary Society
Jolanta SALDUKAITYTĖ

In the first part of this essay the author indicates some of the problems of contemporary society related to how fragmentation of the social order affects and transforms self-identity. Today identity is chosen rather than given as it was in the past. Such freedom to choose who, how and where to be not only opens the possibility of unrestrained creativity but requires that the subject face new ethical and political issues.
In the second part the author introduces these themes and questions as they have been discussed by others. The problem of identity is put in the framework of space and time and approached as well with questions regarding the theory of names. Social problems of contemporary society are also discussed by using the approach proposed by Kantian philosophy. In the final essay of the present issue the question of how technology re-shapes and effects our everyday life is raised.

Keywords: identity, contemporary society, social problems, ethics

Numeriai:

2017 - T.28
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2016 - T.27
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2015 - T.26
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2014 - T.25
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2013 - T.24
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2012 - T.23
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2011 - T.22
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2010 - T.21
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2009 - T.20
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2008 - T.19
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2007 - T.18
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2006
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2005
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2004
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2003
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2002
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2001
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