Education, epistemology and critical realism
Source:New studies in critical realism and education, Routledge, London ; New York, p.146 (2010)
Call Number:Cubb LB14.7 .S385 2010
Keywords:Critical realism, Education--Philosophy, Knowledge, Theory of
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.