El espacio europeo de educación superior, o la siniestra necesidad del caos

We carry out a critical analysis of the so-called “knowledge society” in order to show in what way the European Space for Higher Education (ESHE) constitutes the paradoxical culmination of this society. The “knowledge society” begins to solidify when the technologies, progressively specialized and separated from the possible basic scientific control of their consequences, begin to make possible a process of economic optimization between the investment and the productive profitability that is in turn feedbacked for a consumption increasingly unstoppable. This process requires in principle to promote the sociological map that provides the educational support for a labor market in agreement with this economic-technologically optimized and full of consumerism society. But due to the increasingly unstoppable dynamics of consumerism which is the axis of rotation of all this process, the relationships between supply and demand within the consumption market, and with them the requirements of the labor market, will begin foreseeably to become random or unforeseeable, which will requires the creation of the corresponding educational support that generates a new type of maximum and indefinitely versatile professional. This one would be the necessity to which the project of the ESHE seeks basically to respond, but this project will thus be wrapped in the paradoxical task of
Keywords mapa educativo y laboral de la sociedad económico-tecnológicamente optimizada y consumista   versatility of the labor   randomness of the consumption mar- ket   versatilidad del mercado de trabajo   economic-technologically optimized and full of consumerism society  “Sociedad del conocimiento”   educational and labor map of the economic-technologically optimized and full of consumerism society  “knowledge society”   aleatoriedad del mercado del consumo   sociedad económico-tecnológicamente optimizada y consumista
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