Metatheoretical Considerations of Inquiry

FIRDAUS, AMIRA SARIYATI BINTI (2005) Metatheoretical Considerations of Inquiry. 15¿29.

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Abstract

This paper looks at the philosophical foundations that give rise to the different perspectives in social inquiry. The metatheoretical tenets of theory, namely ontology, epistemology, and axiology, and their influence upon the dominant perspectives in social inquiry are also discussed. The post-positivist perspective, the interpretivist perspective and the critical perspective are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: metatheory, ontology, epistemology, axiology, postpositivist, interpretivist, critical perspective
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Depositing User: MR. ADNAN YAHYA
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2010
Last Modified: 11 May 2013
URI: http://repository.um.edu.my/id/eprint/6090

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