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An Enquiry into the Hermeneutic-Dialectic Method of Inquiry

An Enquiry into the Hermeneutic-Dialectic Method of Inquiry AbstractThe Hermeneutic-Dialectic (HD) Method is analyzed in tenns of such theory constmetion issues as theory vs. method, necessary evidence, and process vs. content. Traditional experimental procedure is also contrasted with what takes place in the HD method. It is held that problems with traditional research in psychology stem from theory and not method. Questions are raised concerning data interpretation in the present research, and how such findings are settled upon in the first place. The paper closes with a discussion of stereotypy as reflecting the natural propensity for human beings to reason predicationally. This discussion draws on the tenets of logical learning theory. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Social Distress and Homeless Taylor & Francis

An Enquiry into the Hermeneutic-Dialectic Method of Inquiry

Journal of Social Distress and Homeless , Volume 5 (3): 13 – Jan 1, 1996

An Enquiry into the Hermeneutic-Dialectic Method of Inquiry

Abstract

AbstractThe Hermeneutic-Dialectic (HD) Method is analyzed in tenns of such theory constmetion issues as theory vs. method, necessary evidence, and process vs. content. Traditional experimental procedure is also contrasted with what takes place in the HD method. It is held that problems with traditional research in psychology stem from theory and not method. Questions are raised concerning data interpretation in the present research, and how such findings are settled upon in the first place....
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Publisher
Taylor & Francis
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Copyright 1996 Taylor and Francis Group LLC
ISSN
1573-658X
eISSN
1053-0789
DOI
10.1007/BF02091655
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Abstract

AbstractThe Hermeneutic-Dialectic (HD) Method is analyzed in tenns of such theory constmetion issues as theory vs. method, necessary evidence, and process vs. content. Traditional experimental procedure is also contrasted with what takes place in the HD method. It is held that problems with traditional research in psychology stem from theory and not method. Questions are raised concerning data interpretation in the present research, and how such findings are settled upon in the first place. The paper closes with a discussion of stereotypy as reflecting the natural propensity for human beings to reason predicationally. This discussion draws on the tenets of logical learning theory.

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Journal of Social Distress and HomelessTaylor & Francis

Published: Jan 1, 1996

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