Education, Epistemology and Critical Realism

Routledge (2010)

David Scott
Grove City College
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.
Keywords Education Philosophy  Knowledge, Theory of  Critical realism
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Call number LB14.7.S385 2010
ISBN(s) 0415473497   9780415473491   0415617189
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