Table of Contents.
1: Structures of Civilization.
The Civilization Grand Model.
The Civilization Approach to Human Development.
3: The Contemporary Civilization Approach to Human Development.
4: The World-System Approach to Human Development.
5: The Emergence of Civilization.
6: The Empirical Model of Civilization Evolution.
7: Methods of Civilization Study.
8: Human Entities and Their Dynamics.
9: Observations from the Empirical Development of Civilization.
10: A Dynamic Model of an Autonomous Civilization.
11: The Dynamics of a Civilization.
12: A Character of a Civilization.
13: A Model of the World Civilization.
14: Grand Laws of the World Civilization.
15: From World to Planetary Civilization.
Civilization Life Cycle: Introduction.
19: Civilization Continuity and Memory.
20: Universal Laws of a Civilization.
21: General Model of the Civilization Life Cycle.
22: The Wave Model of the World Civilization Life Cycle.
The Civilization Index.
26: The Next Entity to Measure.
27: The Architecture of a Civilization.
28: Characteristics of a Civilization.
29: The Civilization Index.
30: Strategies of Civilization Development.
31: The Challenges for Civilizations and People.
34: The Human Project.
(A) Liberating the Future from the Past.
36: The INFOCO System as a Means from the Past.
37: Civilization Paradigm Shifts.
38: The Architecture of the A.D. 2000 Paradigm Shift.
39: The Connected-Layered Existence.
40: The Harmonic Development of Existence.
41: Conclusion: The “Futureless” Past.
(B) Liberating the Past from the Future.
44: The Accumulation Principle.
45: The Wisdom Principle.
46: Conclusion: The “Fruitless” Past.
Will Wisdom Save the Human Project?.
49: From Myths to Wisdom of Civilization.
50: Towards Eco-Philosophy.
51: The Wisdom Diamond.
From Global to Universal-Complementary Civilization.
55: The Four Waves of Globalization.
56: The Enabling Factors of the Fourth-Wave Globalization.
57: Globalization Benefits.
58: Globalization Problem-Causing Factors.
59: Why Global Civilization?.
60: Global Civilization in the 21st Century.
61: Globalization Repercussions.
62: Symptoms of Catastrophic International Conflict in the 21st Century.
63: Is Global Civilization the Answer for the World Civilization’s Progress?.
64: Are Western Civilization’s Accomplishments the Answer for the World Civilization’s Progress?.
65: The “Death Triangle” of World Civilization I.
66: From War & Peace to Values & Dialogue.
67: Universal Civilization as a Solution to the World Civilization’s Progress and Survival.
68: The Architecture of Universal-Complementary Civilization.
69: The Strategy of Implementing the Universal-Complementary Civilization.
Theory of Critical Total History of Civilization.
73: The Purpose and Subject of Civilization History.
74: Why Critical Total History (CTH) of Civilization?.
75: The Characteristics of Critical Total History of Civilization.
76: The Structures of Critical Total History of Civilization.
77: Grand Models of the Civilization CTH.
78: Models of the State CTH of Civilization.
79: Models of the World CTH of Civilization.
80: The Grand Laws of Western Civilization CTH.
81: How to Investigate CTH of Civilization.
84: The Information Ecology of Civilization.
The Information Wave of Civilization.
86: Information and Civilization History.
87: The Control Revolution in the 19th and 20th Centuries.
88: The Limits of Growth and the Decline of the Industrial Wave.
89: The Rise of the Information Wave.
90: The Mission, Goals, Strategy, and Architecture of the Information Wave.
91: The Ideology of the Information Wave.
Information and Organization.
95: Perspectives of Information.
96: The Images of Information.
97: The Information Matrix.
98: The Informated Architecture of an Organization.
99: The Informated Architecture of Management.
100: The Transformation from an Industrial to an Informated Enterprise.
Service Science and Automation Laws.
104: The Nature of Services.
105: A Classification of Services in a Developed Economy.
106: The E-Service System Requirements.
107: The Generic Architectures of E-Service Systems (E-SS).
108: Toward the Service Science Scope.
109: The Service Science Startegy for Innovations.
113: Macro-Information Ecology.
114: General Information Laws.
115: The Information Macro-Ecology Model.
116: The Information Law of Human Capital.
117: Human Capital Development.
The Electronic Global Village.
121: The Birth of the Electronic Global Village.
122: The General Architecture of EGV.
123: The Definition of EGV.
124: Informative Organizations.
125: Information Infrastructure.
126: Global Economy.
127: Global Society.
128: Global Culture.
129: Electronic Culture.
130: Electronic Global Citizen (EGC).
134: The Forces of Change.
135: The Information Society: A New Tool of Thought or a New Way of Life?.
136: The Essence of the Information Society.
137: Types of the Information Society.
138: The Paradigms and Measurements.
139: The Developmental Paths of Information Societies: Future Trends.
140: A Case of the Polish Information Society (2008-2013).
143: Modeling of Civilization.
145: A Concept of Culture.
146: The Cross-Cultural Communication Process.
147: The Efficiency of Cross-Cultural Communication.
148: The Culture Cost Factor in the Global Economy.
Civilization Market Integration.
152: The Evolution of Civilization Markets.
153: The World is “Flattening”.
154: The China Factor.
155: The World’s Largest Market in 2010.
156: The World’s Largest Market in 2020.
157: Beyond 2020: The Triumph of Globalization.
158: The Myths and the Realities of the World Market.
159: The Civilizational Patterns of Economic Development.
162: The Future of Civilization.
The Future of Civilization.
164: Civilization Threats.
165: The “Death Triangle” of Civilization I.