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The Barefoot Expert: The Interface of Computerized Knowledge Systems and Indigenous Knowledge Systems

Series: Contributions to the Study of Computer Science

By: DM Schoenhoff

Greenwood Press

Hardback | May 1993 | #34789 | ISBN: 0313288216
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A fascinating account.


Contents

Science Under the Microscope; The Downside of Definition; Human Passages - Toward a New Theory of Development; Wanted - Experts for Third World Development, Thirty-five Megabytes of Experience Required; Knowledge, Wisdom and Computer "Cum Laude"; A Cage for Reason - The Formalities of Knowledge; The Limits of Logic - Folk Knowledge and Fuzz; The Wound of Knowledge.

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