By Kostas Axelos, R. Bruzina

Initially released in French in 1961, this ebook is without doubt one of the usual works at the query of alienation in Marx. In his learn of Marx and the function of know-how within the sleek global, Kostas Axelos translates Marx from his personal detailed, thought-provoking, philosophical place to accomplish reasons: to check Marx's considering as a coherent an accomplished philosophy of the human global after which to teach it as supplying profound perception into the character and position of expertise in that international.

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With their capacity for dialectics and rhetoric, they will then be in a position to translate their knowledge for the scientific community, which will, where applicable, recognize it as a major discovery. Hollingsworth’s study remains as he himself acknowledges ‘essentially at the stage of hypothesis and/or theory generation’. Efforts can be made to promote specific types of laboratories, or specific types of organization, but given that major discoveries are rare, it is clear that, as Fuller also underlined, planning a discovery is difficult to accomplish: discoveries seem to emerge from chaotic processes, associated with risk and contingency.

The main thrust of his study is the concept of ‘high cognitive complexity’, namely a person’s capacity to understand a complex world, establish ‘connectivity among phenomena in multiple fields of science’, and transpose ideas from one field of knowledge to another. Hollingsworth distinguishes two types of laboratories in terms of their organizational features: Type A laboratories, which are characterized by greater ‘cognitively scientific diversity’; Type B laboratories, which have more restricted areas of research and remain essentially oriented towards a single discipline.

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