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Antipositivism: Quiz


Question 1: "collective consciousness" and "________") in order to form workable categories for experimentation.
SociologyAnomiePositivismÉmile Durkheim

Question 2: The interaction between theory (or constructed ________) and data is always fundamental in social science and this subjection distinguishes it from physical science.
Gottfried LeibnizGilbert RyleConceptHenri Bergson

Question 3: In the early ________ various intellectuals, perhaps most notably the Hegelians, began to question the prospect of empirical social analysis.
19th century18th centuryRomanticismEugène Delacroix

Question 4: [6] One may say ________'s critiques of the human sciences take Kantian scepticism to its extreme over half a century later.
Alain BadiouMichel FoucaultJürgen HabermasSlavoj Žižek

Question 5: In practice, non-positivist (or 'qualitative') research is often coupled with ________ (or 'quantitative') techniques.

Question 6: The enhanced positivism presented by ________ would serve to found modern academic sociology and social research, yet retained many of the mechanical elements of its predecessor.
Social theoryAnthony GiddensAuguste ComteÉmile Durkheim

Question 7: ________, meanwhile, negated positivism through the rubric of phenomenology.
Søren KierkegaardHenri BergsonEdmund HusserlMartin Heidegger

Question 8: The base concepts of antipositivism have expanded beyond the scope of ________, in fact, phenomenology has the same basic principles at its core.
PseudoscienceNatural scienceSocial sciencesScientific method

Question 9: The nonpositivist tradition continued in the establishment of critical theory, particularly the work associated with the so-called '________' of social research.
Louis AlthusserMarxismDialecticFrankfurt School

Question 10: Antipositivism (also non-positivist or interpretative sociology) is the view in social science that academics must necessarily reject ________ and the scientific method in the conduct of social theory and research.
AristotleInductive reasoningWillard Van Orman QuineEmpiricism

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