Social Scientific Interpretive

Social Scientific Interpretive - Ways of knowing:...

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Ways of knowing: Discovering truth or creating multiple realities (epistemology)? How do we know what we know? What counts as knowledge? Social Scientific Interpretive Assumes that truth is singular . Truth is out there waiting to be discovered through the use value-free, objective scientific research methods. Researchers strive to be objective and work for control, or direction over the important concepts in the theory. Truth is highly subjective/open to interpretation and co-created by the participants. The social world can be understood from the point of view of the individuals who are directly involved in the activities which are to be studied. From the interpretivist perspective, the researcher is one of the participants and cannot separate him/herself from what is observed or known. Objectivity does not exist. Human nature: Determinism or free will? Social Scientific Interpretive Every move we make is the result of heredity and environment. Social scientists explain behavior as
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