Encyclopedia of Global Justice

2011 Edition
| Editors: Deen K. Chatterjee

Chumakov, Alexander N.

  • William C. Gay
  • Anastasia V. Mitrofanova
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9160-5_435

The philosophical research of Alexander N. Chumakov is interdisciplinary in nature. His research embraces a broad range of problems related to the formation of Global Studies as a special area of academic research directed toward resolving theoretically and practically the acute issues of modernity. He has developed several new ideas concerning the cultural and civilizational foundations of globalization, emphasizing axiology, environmental enlightenment, global justice, human rights, and the formation of global consciousness.

Chumakov has put forward a concept that the civilizational connections that emerged as a result of developments and enhancements of culture were engendered by separate domains of civilization. Civilizational development led to globalization that, in turn, gave rise to the global problems of modernity in the second half of the twentieth century. Based on a systemic approach to understanding social processes, Chumakov concludes that a multidimensional world has...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William C. Gay
    • 1
  • Anastasia V. Mitrofanova
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of North Carolina at CharlotteCharlotteUSA
  2. 2.Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry for Foreign AffairsMoscowRussia