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Education, epistemology and critical realism

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Scott,David

Source:

New studies in critical realism and education, Routledge, London ; New York, p.146 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB14.7 .S385 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8582629

Keywords:

Critical realism, Education--Philosophy, Knowledge, Theory of

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction and initial thoughts -- Critical realism and empirical research methods in education -- Resolving the quantitative-qualitative divide -- Epistemic relativism, ontological realism, and the possibility of judgemental rationality -- Educational judgements : epistemic, parasitic and external criteria -- Judgemental rationality -- Empirical indicators and causal narratives -- Structure and agency : key ontological concepts -- Educational critique -- Arbitrary and non-arbitrary knowledge.