epistemological pluralism


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • Epistemological pluralism — (or methodological pluralism) is the view that different epistemological methodologies are necessary to attain a full description of the world. It arose in opposition to the purely reductionistic enterprise of many fields of science and realism… …   Wikipedia

  • Epistemological anarchism — Paul Karl Feyerabend (1924–1994), originator of epistemological anarchism. Epistemological anarchism is an epistemological theory advanced by Austrian philosopher of science Paul Feyerabend which holds that there are no useful and exception free… …   Wikipedia

  • Pluralism (philosophy) — This article is about the term pluralism in branches of philosophy. For the ancient Greek school of thought, see Pluralist school. Pluralism is a term used in philosophy, meaning doctrine of multiplicity , often used in opposition to monism (… …   Wikipedia

  • pluralism, epistemological — See methodological pluralism …   Dictionary of sociology

  • epistemological anarchy — See methodological pluralism …   Dictionary of sociology

  • epistemological anomie — See methodological pluralism …   Dictionary of sociology

  • methodological pluralism — During the 1970s sociologists were prone to argue that a long standing positivistic hegemony in sociology had crumbled, and that the idea that there was one style of social research (underpinned by a unified philosophy of social science and… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • anarchy, epistemological — See methodological pluralism …   Dictionary of sociology

  • anomie, epistemological — See methodological pluralism …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Seymour Papert — Infobox Scientist name = Seymour Papert image width = 150px caption = birth date = Birth date and age|1928|2|29|mf=y birth place = Pretoria, South Africa death date = death place = residence = USA nationality = field = Cognitive science Education …   Wikipedia

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