Volume 4, Issue 6, November 2019, Page: 67-76
Ecological Crisis, “Market” Economy and Evolutionary Theory
Mikhail Borisovich Konashev, Department of the History of Evolutionary Theory and Ecology, Saint-petersburg Branch, Institute of the History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Received: May 27, 2019;       Accepted: Aug. 27, 2019;       Published: Dec. 18, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijees.20190406.11      View  95      Downloads  37
The interrelation of ecological crisis and a “market” economy based on a “market” way of production is considered in the article. It is supposed that the ecological crisis in the principle can’t be solved by means of this way of production. The “market” way of production consists that all things and even processes involved in production and in economy are, or turn into goods. The biological phenomena whether it is populations, species, ecological niches, biocenoses, biosphere are not and could not be goods. Transition to a new post-market that is post-economic way of production is necessary for overcoming ecological crisis. Ways and means of such transition are analyzed on the basis of the evolutionary theory. The principal conclusion is that the transformation of the theory and practice of “market” economy into the theory and practice of human economy is especially important because only through such transformation the problem of alienation of man can be resolved properly and sufficiently. In the course of this process man also transforms himself of capitalist economical or “market” man and of pre-human being into true real human being. Thus the alienation is eliminated at all and forever. Under condition of really public nature of work and its products in the form of productions and production infrastructure, man owing to public, joint, and universal in essence, a cumulative work, is released for a universal free activity. Then each man can really participate in government. He acts as the thinking person and as the material subject of production on the whole state and on the whole reproduction of the humankind. Thus, each man in his cogitative and material activity unites and coincides with all other people, with the mankind, and, thereby, creates himself to the genuine, versatile and universal person, to Homo sapiens et humanus.
Ecological Crisis, “Market” Economy, Evolutionary Theory, Post-“Market” Economy
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