Transdisciplinary science methodology as a necessary condition in research and education
Transdisciplinary Journal of Engineering & Science
The Academy of Transdisciplinary Learning & Advanced Studie
69 - 78
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Traditional methods are not sufficient to deal with highly complex questions of modern world. Transdisciplinarity is mandatory to understand and solve those problems, which exist within the domain of multiple disciplines. Subsets’ optimal does not always equal to the optimal of the general system set structure. Transdisciplinary approach is mainly focuses on a process of synthesis and aims to reach set optimal. The amount of data produced and distributed through modern communication channels is huge and remarkable percentage of this data is not genuine. That leads to a phenomena which is called information distortion. To minimize information distortion and maximize information security principles of hermeneutics must be embraced. A transdisciplinary approach in education is required to educate future generations to deal with complex problems of the world. The dominant system of the world is System 2, which is driven by power and money. The dominance of System 2 causes serious problems at world level like conflicts, wars, human traffic, drug traffic and degradation of natural resources use. To prevent such problems and to solve the existing ones System 1, which is based on science, technology, innovation and uses ethics as a constant, should be embraced as the dominant world system.