Institute of Sociology
of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Fomin M., Bezzubova O. Metaphysics of Company Towns: Space vs. Time, Voprosy Filosofii, Vol. 4 (2022), pp. 37–46.



Fomin M., Bezzubova O. Metaphysics of Company Towns: Space vs. Time, Voprosy Filosofii, Vol. 4 (2022), pp. 37–46.
ISSN 0042-8744
DOI 10.21146/0042-8744-2022-4-37-46
РИНЦ: https://www.elibrary.ru/item.asp?id=48163704

Posted on site: 11.04.22

Search full text on Google Academia

Abstract

The study examines the spatio-temporal model of “company town” and the peculiarity of Russian mono-settlements chronotope. In the context of the change of phases of the post-industrial era and transindustrialism, the features of the “continuum” as a space-time transition are considered. Taking into account the acceleration set by the coronavirus pandemic, the necessary change in the paradigm of attitude to company towns is correlated: from outdated - existing to progressive-realistic. The author emphasizes the importance of the evolution of productive forces, coupled with the city spatial development, while maintaining social organization, creating opportunities for economic independence, encouraging private initiative, real protection of rights and property, and the consistent development of real self-government.