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Social Science 1A Principles in the Social Sciences
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Social Scien
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How do we want to live? Who decides?
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Social Science Definition The study of human beings and their social world.
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Social Science 1A Exam 1 Topics History of Science and Social Science Research in the Social Sciences Seven Models of Society
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Social Science 1A Six Social Science Perspectives Economics Psychology Anthropology Sociology Political Science Linguistics
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What Makes Something a Science? Is physics a science? Is chemistry a science? Is biology a science? Is economics a science? Is psychology a science? Is mathematics a science? Is chemistry “more scientific” than anthropology?
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How do we get answers to our questions? Common Sense Authority Tradition/Religion Logic/Reasoning Science
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Example Questions What methods do we have to answer our questions? What kind of questions can we answer with scientific methods?
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Should a blackjack player “hit” on seventeen?
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Should a blackjack player “hit” on seventeen?
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course ECON 25 taught by Professor Shirey during the Spring '11 term at UC Irvine.

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