n Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions - Scientific progress and postmodern culture : the African experience
|Article Title||Scientific progress and postmodern culture : the African experience|
|© Publisher:||Calabar School of Philosophy|
|Journal||Filosofia Theoretica: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions|
|Affiliations||1 Federal University Lafia, Nigeria|
|Publication Date||Jul 2014|
|Pages||81 - 89|
|Keyword(s)||African experience, Culture, Dialectic, Post modernity, Science and Scientific progress|
Scientific discourse grew out of various philosophical puzzles raised by human beings from the period of antiquity; and each age always comes with a renewed vigor for development over previous schools of thought with their attendant theories. With the speed of scientific progress and scientific awareness, there is no doubt that scholars from various disciplines fashion out theories to meet with the demands of the scientific spirit. It is this very presence of the scientific society that leads to contest for relevance among various theories/schools of thought. The African situation has been quite unique as the development of science is greeted with the idea that scientific developments have moral boundaries. Critically looking at development in science and how it has tailored our outlook in contemporary times, we opine that scientific investigations into phenomena make philosophical debates more relevant in our modern world.
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