Ideal evolution and evolution of ideality

  • A. N. Mikhyeyev


On the basis of meta-scientific approaches, the legitimacy of considering the processes of biological evolution using the notions of attributiveness of the ideality of objects is substantiated. Ideal evolution is defined as the evolution of an object in the direction of the realization of its current and necessarily changing potentials, and the evolution of the ideality - as the evolution of forms, processes and functions. Thus, it is proposed that evolution must be considered as the realization of potentials and as a change in the ideal attribute of objects. Taking into account the ideal «component» allows to use almost all meta-scientific approaches to solve evolutionary problems – the theory of information, systems, fractals, risks etc. It is shown that memetics explores the general principles of information inheritance, regardless of its substrate, on which the genetic, epigenetic or memetic information itself. It is argued that in systemogenesis a certain potency (opportunity) is realized, generating a new potency, plan, idea or goal. Thus, it is impossible to describe all stages of evolution with one law. Each stage has its own substantial and organizational (actually «ideal», informational) component (attribute), the description of which requires appropriate laws. In Man, the role of the ideal or rather, informational, attribute is growing in the process of its progressive evolution, which turns into practically a «pure» informational evolution, isomorphic to its carrier.

Keywords: meta-scientific approaches, ideal, information, progressive evolution, memetics, systemogenesis, emergence.


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