THE CONCEPTS OF INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE SOCIETIES: AFFINITIES AND DISTINCTIONS
Keywords:Information society, Knowledge society, development of society.
The human society experience continual and never ending process of development in social, cultural, economical, and technological as well as others aspects. The scientific literature analyses and presents several periods of its development. Recently the society appears in very dynamic and constantly changing stage in which technologies, information and knowledge play very important and significant role in contemporary society. With the reference to these processes the phenomena of Information and Knowledge societies rises. This paper analyses the affinities and distinctions of the concepts of Information and Knowledge societies as the results of the development of society.