Cuadernos de antropología social
versión On-line ISSN 1850-275X
STAGNARO, Adriana. Ciencia y debate antropológico: distintas perspectivas. Cuad. antropol. soc. [online]. 2003, n.18, pp. 87-105. ISSN 1850-275X.
The scientific and technological changes taken place in the academic and industrial field from ends of the XX century outline a challenge for the anthropology, as soon as analytic resource to understand them and to explain to them. Debates inside and outside of the discipline they generated focuses, here characterized as the anthropology like resource, as intervention, as ethnographyc contemporary and finally as present's anthropology. The critical reflection of the different anthropological schools offers key concepts to the authors of the social studies of science whom incorporate them in some cases as contributions like relativism and culture's categories impregnating the interpretative point of vue of anthropologists, historians and sociologists of the science. They stand out, in particular, the contributions of Rabinow and Althabe overcoming the last walls protectors of the cultural relativism, and their analogical use in the study of the own society. In that new scenario the anthropologist finds his place, it builds his study object and configurates the autonomy of his intervention.
Palabras clave : Anthropology; Science; Laboratory-Contemporary; Communication-form.