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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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