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Theory: Quiz


Question 1: Sociology: Sociological theory________Critical theory
PositivismSocial theorySocial sciencesSociocultural evolution

Question 2: A major concern in construction of scientific theories is the ________, i.e., distinguishing those ideas that are properly studied by the sciences and those that are not.
Philosophy of scienceDemarcation problemScientific methodHistory of science

Question 3:
Theory, Placebo and Scientific management are all:
Concepts Philosophy of science Theories Greek loanwords

Question 4: In a modern context the distinction between theory and practice corresponds to the distinction between theoretical ________ and technology or applied science.
SciencePseudoscienceScientific methodSocial sciences

Question 5: [1] ("________" is also a word still used in theological contexts.)
HesychasmTheoriaOrthodox ChurchPraxis (Eastern Orthodoxy)

Question 6:
Theory, Schizophrenia and Psychology are all:
Theories Greek loanwords Scientific method Philosophy of science

Question 7: Medical theory and theorizing involves trying to understand the causes and nature of ________ and sickness, while the practical side of medicine is trying to make people healthy.
Health scienceEpidemiologyHealthNutrition

Question 8: Obvious examples include ________ (abstracting concepts of number), geometry (concepts of space), and probability (concepts of randomness and likelihood).

Question 9: The form of theories is studied formally in ________, especially in model theory.
First-order logicMathematical logicGeorg CantorSet theory

Question 10: In a deductive theory, any sentence which is a ________ of one or more of the axioms is also a sentence of that theory.
Willard Van Orman QuineLogical consequenceBertrand RussellAristotle

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