- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea
Critique, opposition, and/or rejection of positivisms central tenets.
Positivism asserts that the natural and social worlds can be understood through application of scientific method. Inherent in this are a clear set of assumptions about the world and the nature of knowing. But post-positivists reject these assumptions and ...