Superficial ‘precision’

22 Nov, 2018 at 17:12 | Posted in Theory of Science & Methodology | Comments Off on Superficial ‘precision’

lieberOne problem among social researchers is the tendency to view specificity and concreteness as equal to Science and Rigorous Thinking … But this ‘precision’ is often achieved only by analyzing​ surface causes because some of them are readily measured and operationalized. This​ is hardly sufficient reason for turning away from broad generalizations and causal principles.

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