From this research project aims to investigate the philosophical assumptions underlying science education, aiming to understand the scientific thought which sustains society and question the science grounded in references of contemporary philosophy, particularly Nietzsche and Foucault. Furthermore, examine the speeches in the construction of knowledge present in academic productions, seeking to understand the constitutions of scientific truths in the educational field. The research, qualitative, will bibliographic approach from the pursuit of scientific literature in online bibliographic databases: Web of Science, Google Scholar and CAPES Bank of Theses in order to find perceptions, understandings and analytical categories that allow building other senses to the discourses present in the subject. Moreover, desk research will be conducted on the PCN and textbooks (BRAZIL, 1998; 2012), hoping to consider the issue in the face of proposals for curricular and methodological changes in school practices. Data analysis will occur in theoretical-conceptual way, about the discourse (FOUCAULT, 2012) present in the relationship between philosophy and science teaching, researching and questioning mechanisms by means of which present practices in the references found in the research building scientific truths. It is believed that from this research can disrupt some links between the sciences and the production of knowledge in a positivist view, bringing different paths to this theme.
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