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Social Constructionism and Science
An examination of social constructionism and its approach to knowledge and reality.
# 120787 | 1,000 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sociology (Theory) , Philosophy (Epistemology)


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This paper explores social constructionism and the scientific approach to answering questions related to reality and knowledge. The central thesis of the paper is that social constructionism is quite different than the standard scientific view of reality as is its perspective on how to gain information and knowledge about reality. Based on the reviewed literature and discussion, it was concluded that this thesis is supported.

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"Audi reports that some of the most important and long debated philosophical questions are; "How do we come to know what we know? What is knowledge? What is truth? What is reality? The study of these questions and postulations of possible answers is known as epistemology. This paper examines the sociological theory of social constructionism and its approach to what knowledge and reality are and how to study these in comparison with the scientific view of what knowledge and reality are and how..."

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