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Unformatted text preview: Knowledge Determinism - We are stimulus-response beings. There are laws of human nature. Free Will - Voluntaristic Axiology - Role of researcher values Positivism - We can be positive about our knowledge (empirical: experimentally; systematically: again & again) Subjectivism - We can't be positive about knowledge because we use words Social Constructionist - Intersubjective/Free will with limits/Constrained Scientific/Objective can. .. 1. Predict 2. Find causal relationships 3. Generalize 4. Explain Humanistic/Subjective can. .. 1. Provide a deep understanding 2. Explain 3. Provide categories...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course COM 111 taught by Professor Hallsten during the Spring '08 term at Illinois State.
- Spring '08