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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Boxill, Ian
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Sociology and Social Work; Faculty of Social Sciences
Article Title
Science in the Social Sciences: a view from the Caribbean
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Journal Title
Journal of Human Justice
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Date of Publication
1994
Volume ID
6
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
[100]-110
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Abstract
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.....
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