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Scientific Methods and Research Ethics

  • 7.5 credits

The course consists of a review and critical analysis of basic concepts and issues relating to scientific methods and research ethics. Examples of concepts that will be analysed include knowledge, truth,hypothesis, evidence, meaning, interpretation, objectivity, and social construction. Examples of questions that

will be discussed: What is science? Are there fundamental differences in methods between different types of science? Is scientific objectivity possible? Is truth absolute, or does it vary with different theoretical perspectives? What ethical standards are there for scientific research, and how can they be justified?

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