Postmodern Picture of Reality of Scientific Knowledge: Evolution by Epistemological Diversity

Bekh, Volodymyr and Yaroshenko, Alla and Zhyzhko, Tetiana and Ignatyev, Vatiliy and Dodonov, Roman (2020) Postmodern Picture of Reality of Scientific Knowledge: Evolution by Epistemological Diversity Postmodern Openings, 11 (3). pp. 207-219. ISSN 2068-0236

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The modern world is colorful, diverse, contradictory and not without contradictions. Accordingly, the problems of the modern world are a combination of various problems closely intertwined and interconnected. So, the study of the fundamental foundations of cognition becomes relevant, among which the postmodern methodology stands out as particularly pluralistic, in its development it responded to the trends of the time and was always aimed at solving problems of a particular person, distinguished by the “humanity”, “reality” of thought. Within the framework of postmodernism, representatives of this trend pose problems that are difficult to solve. Firstly, this is due to the fact that postmodernists claim that, on the one hand, speech-discourse constructs reality, and on the other, reality itself determines discourse. Secondly, they emphasize that there is no place for a general theory either in science or in humanitarian studies, while this statement is part of theoretical knowledge. Third, in discussing consumer society, cultural pluralism, postmodernists turn to “realistic ontology”. So, putting forward the thesis that society is a kind of product of discourse, they voluntarily or involuntarily uphold the idealistic epistemology. The ideas of postmodernism can be perceived very differently. A certain number of people may “not accept” the views of postmodernism, depriving its representatives of an essential role in modern philosophy of science.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: postmodernism; pluralism; methodology of knowledge; philosophy of science; postpositivism
Subjects: Статті у наукометричних базах > Erih Plus
Статті у наукометричних базах > Index Copernicus
Статті у наукометричних базах > Web of Science
Divisions: Факультет суспільно-гуманітарних наук > Кафедра філософії та релігієзнавства
Depositing User: Роман Олександрович Додонов
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2020 06:34
Last Modified: 26 May 2021 14:02

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