n Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems - Indigenous knowledge and Western science : contradiction or cooperation

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1683-0296



Extracted from text ... 46 INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND WESTERN SCIENCE: CONTRADICTION OR COOPERATION1 Prof. Mag. Dr Fritz Wallner Department of Philosophy, Vienna University and Mag. Michael Weiss (Edit.) AFRICAN SCIENCE NEEDS AN EPISTEMOLOGY What are the main ideas that must be taken into account when considering or dealing with African science? If we were to ask what should be the result of our considerations and work on epistemology, we should take into account four aspects. One aspect is that such an epistemology must offer the possibility for an African science. It must show how and why an African science is possible. This is ..

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