Oksana G. Basalaeva. Conceptual interpretation of the information picture of the world
Kemerovo State Institute of Culture, Kemerovo, Russia
Abstract: The author argues that the structure of the scientific picture of the world requires the introduction of a special element that would make the dialogue between science and society understandable and socially accessible. This is the hermeneutic element. Its introduction allows of a deeper understanding, evaluation and acceptance of scientific results in the study of social phenomena and assimilation of scientific worldview systems to social actors. The variety of forms of comprehension and awareness of information reality as a part of social reality leads not only to the creation of new methods for its study, but also to comprehension of its specific forms of existence. The information picture of the world, as stated in the article, is characterized as a form of systematization of knowledge about information reality. What allows considering the information picture of the world to be a certain concept, born in the process of oncoming traffic: from computer science to philosophy and from philosophy to computer science.
Keywords: picture of the world, informatics, information, concept, hermeneutics.