Keywords : critique of modernization theory
Developing Of The Modernization Paradigm And The Ideas Of Neoconvergence After The Global Crisis Covid 19
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 6118-6125
The authors attempt to analyze the emergence and development of the modernization paradigm in social and humanitarian science, its transformation from the description of society’s transition from traditional to modern to the formulation of the principles of “catch-up” development of third world countries. Furthermore, the authors try to illustrate the limitations of the society of modernity and model of modernization development that determined rethinking of the theory of social modernization from the point of view of the threats and challenges for the future of human civilization. Modern society is experiencing a new phase of changes; its specificity is described by the concept of the risk society and reflexive modernization. The authors emphasize the special role of philosophy in the process of becoming reflexive attitude of the individual and society to modernization and risks.