Scientific knowledge production: the subject-object relationship and thought development

This paper discusses the process of scientific knowledge production as an expression of the subject-object relationship, analyzing the problem according to the historical dialectical materialist theory of knowledge. Pursuing the objective of showing that the practical interaction between the subject and the object only sets the bases of scientific knowledge production through theoretical mediation, we reiterate the importance of school teaching and the assimilation of historically systematized knowledge, pointing to the one-sidedness that characterizes the conceptions that overemphasize "practice" to the detriment of "theory".

Knowledge production; Praxis; School instruction

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