Posts Tagged ‘Positive science’
On many occasions, as has been felt throughout the history of humanity are woven high hopes and expectations with the beginning of a new millennium and the beginning of this century is no exception. The second half of the twentieth century, with its load of questions of positive science, said the gestation of a change in thinking, that although it was slow and went unnoticed at first, experienced more rapidly toward its end, which was seeping into the structures secular modernist thought – in the same way as the revival of medieval thought pierced – making shaken to its foundations. There is a new way of thinking, considering the man and his society, if you want more subjective, more chaotic and complex, where the individual seeks, with some desperation, liberty with equality.
This way of thinking or way of seeing and trying to understand the subject has been called postmodernism, which has been considered by different thinkers who interpret, Gradowska (2004), as “a disaster of our culture …” (p.15) . This is not the idea present in the research is considered as a re-think the postmodern man in this new century and a challenge from its epistemological foundations of existing science. Perez rightly so Lindo (1996), quoted in Gradowska (op.cit), when it states that “change the world is not a crisis or a series of crises. We can understand it better as a mutation, or a change in the very essence of civilization “(p.149). Read the rest of this entry »