Wednesday, April 26, 2006

The challenge of blending "Western" Science and Folk Knowedge.

Former is objective and reductionist, the latter subjective, holistic and existential.

Here's a February 2001 article by Robert T McFetridge and Geoff Howell
that attempts to make some sense of it. Worth reading.

1 comment:

joelogs said...

Now to see initiatives that need a shot in the arm, check this out. The InterSard project which started in 2002 and "ended" in 2003 could use a few Web 2.0 functionalities to give it a new lease on life. Again, just add (social) water.