ethnoscience
noun Date: 1961 the study of a culture's system of classifying knowledge (as its taxonomy of plants and animals); also such a system in a particular culture

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  • Ethnoscience — has been defined as an attempt to reconstitute what serves as science for others, their practices of looking after themselves and their bodies, their botanical knowledge, but also their forms of classification, of making connections, etc. (Augé,… …   Wikipedia

  • ethnoscience — ● ethnoscience nom féminin Branche de l ethnologie qui étudie les concepts et les systèmes de classification que chaque société élabore pour comprendre la nature et le monde …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ethnoscience — L ethnoscience est une branche de l ethnologie qui étudie les concepts et les systèmes de classification que chaque société élabore pour comprendre la nature et le monde. Sommaire 1 Origines de la notion 1.1 La New Ethnology 2 Voir aussi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ethnoscience — /eth noh suy euhns/, n. the study of the systems of knowledge and classification of material objects and concepts by primitive and non Western peoples. [1960 65; ETHNO + SCIENCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ethnoscience — noun The scientific study of ethnic cultures …   Wiktionary

  • ethnoscience — eth·no·science …   English syllables

  • ethnoscience — eth•no•sci•ence [[t]ˌɛθ noʊˈsaɪ əns[/t]] n. ant soc the study of the systems of knowledge and classification of material objects and concepts in different cultures throughout the world • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • ethnoscience — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ЭТНОНАУКА(И) — (ethnoscience(s)) (социальная антропология) изучение автохтонных основ знания внутри культурной области. Так, этноботаника описывает локальное ботаническое знание и таксономии растений, этноэкология фиксирует локальное знание относительно… …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • ETHNOLOGIE - Ethnosciences — Dans l’ouvrage publié en 1983, Le Regard éloigné , Claude Lévi Strauss remarque que, en matière de connaissance des faits de culture et de société, «une étroite collaboration entre les sciences humaines et les sciences naturelles permettra seule… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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