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Unformatted text preview: Philosophical Assumptions (beliefs, values, etc.) Epistemological Knowledge acquired outside of oneself Empiricist observing the world absolute-universally Shared knowledge is objective Ontological Assumptions of reality Determintents material reality-exists outside the human reality A prior Discover reality Axiological Being value free Put knowledge out there Responsible for putting findings out there because they discovered the truth Life example: Choose a life an explain this life example using the theoretical concepts while staying consistent with the philosophical assumptions....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT COMM 421 taught by Professor Dr.natalienelson-marsh during the Fall '10 term at Boise State.
- Fall '10