THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

The phenomenon of alienation in terms of virtualization

2016. №3, pp. 141-144

Kunyashova E.V. - postgraduate student, Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishcheva Str., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,

The urgency of understanding the problem of alienation in terms of virtualization due to human entry into a new phase of the global information civilization, the emergence of new information technologies, virtualization of society. Man's relationship with the created virtual world they are complex and contradictory. Virtual space on the one hand involves the expansion of the boundaries of human capabilities, on the other - it produces new forms of exclusion. Alienation as an attribute of human existence in the era of information becomes global.

Key words: отчуждение, виртуализация, виртуальная реальность, личность, информационное общество, alienation, virtualization, virtual reality, identity, information society