Deals with spatial disparities of knowledge and the impact of the spatial context on the production and application of knowledge. This book explores the conflicts between various types of knowledge, especially between orthodox and heterodox knowledge systems, which range from religious fundamentalism to heresies within the scientific community.
Explores differences between knowledge and belief in different cultural contexts
Discusses the shifting boundaries of science in the context of historical change
Addresses the often puzzling spatial and cultural disparities of knowledge