Generational Temporalities and Rhythm-analysis
| COMUNICAZIONI SOCIALI - 2019 - 2. Generations, Time, and Media
In his theory of generations Ortega y Gassett suggested what others have come to call the “pulserate” hypothesis, where he argued that generational exchanges occurred in thirty-year cycles. His student Julián Marías later qualified this to fifteen years. This mechanistic theory has, of course, met with criticism – for being too mechanistic, and for being insensitive to different types of temporalities...