Based on the ideas of Hans-Georg Gadamer, the creator of philosophical herme- neutics, tradition and innovation as well as renewal can be regarded as inevitable situations in human life resulting from the historical reality of being� Tradition is understood as a process in which a certain way of thinking, practice, or other “valuables” are passed on from one generation to another, while preserving the significance and value� Tradition is therefore the horizon for all kinds of think- ing and interpretation� Therefore, through the process of understanding and (re) interpreting, man actually participates in the evolution of tradition and creates it, giving it the possibility for renewal� Keeping, maintaining and renewing tradi- tion are also related to human values, and in their deeper undercurrents prove to be ethical questions� After all, for Edmund Husserl too, innovation is the key problem in ethics� The texts in the current collection of scientific articles each represent their specific relationship with existing scientific tradition and thinking� In addition, efforts to express opinions about renewal and the creative processes of tradition have been made to various degrees – some more, some less� Therefore, one can say that the authors of each article represent a different level of scientific ethics� The book contains eight articles by researchers from the universities of Tal- linn and Tartu� All articles are peer reviewed by one Estonian and one foreign reviewer, and the publication of the volume was supported by the European So- cial Fund Programme – Doctoral School of Educational Sciences ESF...
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