Talking with myself

This post is the last one of the year and the first one in many time. I am writing it, precisely, the last day of 2019 using a new device. Despite this entry is hosted under the same domain I had for more than twelve months, the hosting service is different, the template has new components as well, and the project behind it, my doctoral research, is also a different new thing compared to the one that was published on this site, as its main roadmap, one year ago.

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Traveling light, an epistemological promise

How can we close the gap between reality and theory? How can we explain a reality that is fluent and that is always changing when the theoretical constructions we use for it are going slower than the world outside? Those questions were proposed by Hugo Zemelman (2012) in a paper about epistemic thinking. 

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Generalities about particular cases

if we want to be on the sidelines of totalitarian points of view, we need to use relativity and a particular and located vision.

To talk about relativity results problematic nowadays due to the possible relationship that could be traced between relativism and postmodernism, interpreting the first one into the frame of the second one. However, relativity, as we will see below, is nothing more than a fundamental scientific attitude to approach reality. 

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The Columbus Syndrome

…And an introduction to radical ethnography.

Why did I decide to do ethnography? Well, I decided to do ethnography because I consider that through an ethnographical work I can first, (1) follow the trajectories of the objects I am interested in, (2) using any kind of resources from any side, and (3) without a determined disciplinary, theoretical frame or preconception. Second, ethnography allows me to create and to represent better descriptions of those trajectories. Here, ethnography is not categorized as a tool from other disciplines, such as anthropology or sociology.

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