- 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

The position that all true knowledge is scientific and should be pursued by scientific method.

Longer explanation

Can science answer all the mysteries of the universe? Can it unravel the complexity of the social? Can it make sense of the human mind? For positivists, the answer is a definitive yes. ...

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