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Lukov Val. A. Human Development in the Light of Biosociology

The research was conducted with support from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project 11-06-00483-a).

(Moscow University for the Humanities)

Abstract ◊ The article analyzes the interpretations of human development in the doctrine of transhumanism that its followers consider to be a new stage of the development of humanism. According to this doctrine, the modern human being is not the pinnacle of evolution, but the beginning of the evolution of the specie of Homo sapiens. These ideas are in the object field of biosociology.

Keywords: biosociology, human development, transhumanism, post-human, cyborg.

Lukov Valery Andreevich, Doctor of Science (philosophy), professor, honored scientist of the Russian Federation, the pro-rector for scientific and publishing work — director of the Institute of Fundamental and Applied Studies at Moscow University for the Humanities, vice president of the Russian Division of the International Academy of Science (Innsbruck, Austria). Tel.: +7 (499) 374-70-20. E-mail:


Citation: Lukov, Val. A. (2013a) Razvitie cheloveka v svete biosotsiologii [Human development in the light of biosociology]. Znanie. Ponimanie. Umenie, no. 4, pp. 25–33. (In Russ.).

Submission date: 15.08.2013.



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