Kategori: Theory of Modernity

Knowledge as substance: A shift of perspective

I recently posted a series of 4 videos on YouTube with the title The Ritual fabrication of mathematical knowledge. On the first of these videos, my friend and…

Stabilizing measures: Method and Market

A central feature of method in modernity, as it was conceptualized in the 19th century (see Gaukroger’s The Emergence of a Scientific Culture, p. 30), in particular in the…

Four types of critique in modernity

Continuing the last post, education is clearly an area of social life where thing can easily go wrong, and thus efforts – institutionalized, stabilized, geographically invariant – are…