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Assignment #1 - Cait Rodenbeek PSYCH 310 24 January 2008...

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Cait Rodenbeek PSYCH 310 24 January 2008 Assignment #1 - “Ways of knowing” Goal To have you consider how various parts of our society gather knowledge which support their conclusions and decisions. Task List in the following matrix, from most to least which “way of knowing” (tenacity, authority, logic, observation, scientific method) each of the following areas use. Provide an explanation (a brief paragraph) for the ranking for each of the five areas. Religion Government TV Ads Internet Science Most Used Intuition & Tenacity Authority Authority Discours e and Logic Scientific Method Authority Intuition & Tenacity Discourse and Logic Authorit y Discourse and Logic Discourse Observation Intuition and Tenacity Observat ion Observati on Observati on Scientific Method Scientific Method Scientifi c Method Authority Least Used Scientific Method Discourse & Logic Observati on Intuition and Tenacity Intuition and Tenacity Religion Intuition and tenacity is based on a gut instinct and complete (and sometimes blind) faith
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