The aesthetic foundation of the relational approach: Georg Simmel as a critical thinker

In the question about the conditions of emergence of a social knowledge with a relational perspective, Georg Simmel takes a very central position. It was him who expressed the need for sociology to address those little threads that are constantly weaving the fabric of reciprocal interdependence that characterizes modern societies dominated by monetary exchange.

Essays and autonomy in Latin America The role of Hispanic-American modernism in critical thinking in the region

This paper aims to point out some elements concerning the importance of the essay in shaping Latin-American critical thinking. Because of the peculiarity of its form, that is, its fragmentary and open nature, this form of writing is circumscribed in a pertinent way to the nascent Latin-American mentality.