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  • n. The scientific study of ethnic cultures

Etymologies

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ethno- +β€Ž science

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  • True, the label evokes the American anthropological school - also known as "ethnoscience" - that was quite influential in the 1960s and 1970s.

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  • Niqsaq and napaaqtuq: issues in Inupiaq Eskimo life-form classification and ethnoscience.

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  • Similarly, Chomsky (1995) argues that the intuitions elicited by the above thought-experiments at most constitute data for ethnoscience, but β€œthe study of how people attain cognitive states, interact, and so on, will proceed along its separate course.”

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