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Some methodological problems in the empirical study of values

Wilson, William J.

Some methodological problems in the empirical study of values

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Published by Washington Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture, Washington State University in [Pullman, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social values

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[William J. Wilson and F. Ivan Nye].
    SeriesBulletin / Washington Agricultural Experiment Station -- 672., Bulletin (Washington Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 672.
    ContributionsNye, F. Ivan 1918-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17533383M
    OCLC/WorldCa19379691

    methodology the branch of philosophy concerned with the science of method and procedure methodology the philosophical evaluation of investigative techniques within a discipline; a concern with the conceptual, theoretical and research aspects of knowledge. the techniques and strategies employed within a discipline to manipulate data and acquire knowledge. some of the field’s notable findings and methodological approaches, and also their strengths and limitations in order to locate empirical efforts within the larger framework of mutual constitution. We also evaluate the basic assump-tions prevalent in the field to discuss the explanatory breadth and predictive power of the Size: KB.


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