- 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


Core definition

How it is that we come to have legitimate knowledge of the world; rules for knowing.

Longer explanation

It's in our nature to try to understand the world. We want to know, discover, uncover, and understand the mysteries of the self, the social world, the natural world, and even the supernatural. Well, it's our epistemology that tells us how we go about this and what ...

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