Investigación cualitativa y poder

The academic practice of scientific research is a social production whose descent leads to the genesis of the capitalist social formation. Structural needs of capitalist accumulation and industrial development needed for their own development, the establishment of control strategies of nature and so...

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Autor Principal: Pardo Angulo, Marta Eugenia
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/antropologia/article/view/10771
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/13212
Sumario: The academic practice of scientific research is a social production whose descent leads to the genesis of the capitalist social formation. Structural needs of capitalist accumulation and industrial development needed for their own development, the establishment of control strategies of nature and society, facilitating the processes of extraction and concentration of the goodwill generated by the workers. The expert handling of the material conditions of human existence also demanded, manipulation of consciences, as a necessary condition for expanding hegemonic domination of capitalism. The development of scientific research and technological applications of knowledge gained, was the way to achieve it. Along the same lines, the need to produce a knowledge that was officially validated as absolute truth, as opposed to magical and religious knowledge led to the philosophers of the Enlightenment to legitimize the natural science model, as the basis of any authoritative scientific practice. Scientific knowledge of the natural world, human and social enrolled since then in the structure of social relations of production and expression strength was hegemonic sectors.