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Theoria. Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia

Volume 1, Issue 2, 1985

Ubiratan D’Ambrosio
Pages 397-409

A Methodology for Ethnoscience
the Need for Alternative Epistemologies

In this paper it is assumed a broad conceptualization of Science which allows far looking into common practices which are apparently unstructured forms of knowledge. This result from a concept of culture which is the result of an hierarchization of behavior. In this theoretical framewark the concept of ethnoscience is analysed.