- Abdelwahab M. Elmessiri
- International Institute of Islamic Thought
Epistemological Bias in the Physical and Social Sciences
The question of bias in methodology and terminology is a problem that faces researchers east, west, north and south, however, it faces Third World intellectuals with special keenness. For although they write in a cultural environment that has its own specific conceptual and cultural paradigms, they nevertheless encounter a foreign paradigm which attempts to impose itself upon their society and upon their very imagination and thoughts….