On what grounds has symmetry between explanation and prediction in positivist science been challenged? Why are (post)-positivist approaches to social scientific explanation nonetheless so influential? MAKE SURE U ARE answering the topic and do exact as the question ask u to do and dont skip any part of the questions and follow the info and we should use the info that i send u u cant use any other out side sources. (Post)-Positivism and Science The overall objective for Module 3 is to introduce and examine (post)-positivism as an approach to scientific explanation. The overarching concern of this module’s lecture are firstly, to understand positivism/post-positivism as an approach to social explanation. And second, to examine how its epistemic authority is implicated in colonial politics of recognition. Study questions and group discussion questions are designed to actively engage you in your learning. This Module contains your first written dialogue assignment – this written assignment is designed to help you practice expressing complex ideas in simple language. Required Potter, G. (2017). Positivism and empiricism: Seeing is not all there is to believing. In The philosophy of the social sciences: New perspectives (). New York: Routledge. Coulthard, . (2014). The politics of recognition in colonial contexts. In Red skin, white masks: Rejecting the colonial politics of recognition (). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Bowles, P. and Veltmeyer, H. (Eds.) (2014). Introduction: Pipeline journeys. In The answer is still no: Voices of pipeline resistance (7-14). Halifax and Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing. Bowles, P. and Veltmeyer, H. (Eds.) (2014). Karyn Sharp. In The answer is still no: Voices of pipeline resistance (15-25). Halifax and Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.
On what grounds has symmetry between explanation and prediction in positivist science been challenged?
October 28th, 2022