Poly-subjectness as social phenomenon. Praxeological discourse

Podshivalkina V.I.

I.I. Mechnikov Odessa National University, Odessa, Ukraine podshyvalkina@hotmail.com

Biryukova M.V.

National Tecnical University “Kharkiv Polytechnical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine birmarina@gmail.com

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Podshivalkina V.I., Biryukova M.V. Poly-subjectness as social phenomenon. Praxeological discourse. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 4. P. 13-19


The article analyzes relationship between the concepts of subject, actor, agent. From a praxeological perspective, polysubject is grounded as a characteristic of “Homo practicing in late-modernity” which acts rationally or spontaneously in the space of uncertainty, nonlinearity, risk, resource limitations, ambiguity of technologies for achieving the goal.

praxeology; activities; social entity; poly-subjectness
Content No 4, 2014