Author Affiliation, Ana.
Sociology and Social Work; Faculty of Social Sciences
Science in the Social Sciences: a view from the Caribbean
Journal of Human Justice
Date of Publication
Looks at the issues of the failure of many Caribbean scholars to question the knowledge that provides the basis for scientific analysis. Looks critically at the state of scientific thought in Caribbean social sciences from a philosophy of science perspective. Attempts to put back on the social science agenda in the Caribbean, the issue of epistemology or the theory of knowledge. Uses the approach of assuming that there is agreement on the conventions of the scientific project, to determine whether practices in the social sciences meet this objective.....