The Aesthetics of Research Methodologies in the Social Sciences

TitleThe Aesthetics of Research Methodologies in the Social Sciences
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsFenner, DEW
JournalInternational Journal of Applied Philosophy
Volume20
Issue2
Pagination311-330
Date PublishedFall2006
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0739098X
KeywordsAESTHETICS , CIVILIZATION , Criticism , Methodology , SOCIAL
AbstractA strong parallel exists between current research methodologies in the social sciences and the two most central and popular approaches to aesthetics over the last four centuries. The point of this paper is to show this parallel, to demonstrate the importance and relevance of this parallel, and finally to examine ways of deciding, given this parallel between research methodologies and aesthetic approaches. 
NotesFenner, David E. W. 1; Affiliation: 1: University of North Florida; Source Info: Fall2006, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p311; Subject Term: SOCIAL sciences; Subject Term: AESTHETICS; Subject Term: METHODOLOGY; Subject Term: CRITICISM; Subject Term: CIVILIZATION; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541720 Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities; Number of Pages: 20p; Document Type: Article
DOI10.5840/ijap200620219

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