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Frolov, Global Problems and the Future of Mankind.

Frolov, Global Problems and the Future of Mankind.

Frolov, I. Global Problems and the Future of Mankind. Moscow, Progress Publishers, 1982. 20.5cm x 13.1cm. 311 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.

The world at the Threshold of the Third Millenium/ the future in the context of global problems: myths and reality/ social problems and the future of human civilization/ the world in conditions of peace and disarmament/ social development and economic growth/ the social and humanistic orientation of scientific and technical progress/ education in the year 2000/ towards an integrated humanistic culture in a new civilization/ the prospects for man and nature: from conflict to harmony/ problems of resources, energy, food, and the environment/ a dilemma confronting mankind/ global models and programme for overcoming crises in man’s relations with nature; “alarmism” and “technocratic optimism”, a scientific approach/ a scientific and social strategy for harmonising man’s interaction with nature/ population growth as a global problem, trends, consequences, prospects/ in search of new approaches and methods for solving the demographic problem critiques of malthusianism, “demographic nihilism” and abstract humanistic optimism/ a scientific and humanistic approach to the problem of population and to its regulation, a demographic policy adapted to mankind’s future/ man and his future/ genes or socia/ man’s social essence and his biological nature/ anthropologism and social-biologism/ man’s prospects in the “Age of biology”/ problems of health care and the possibilities and limits of biological adaptation/ critique of neo-eugenic projects for producing an “ideal man”/ the new humanism of Communist civilization’s New Man.
Author Frolov, Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow University/ editor-in-chief of the journal “Voprosy filosofii”/ Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences at the USSR for philosophical and social problems.

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