GEOG 280 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Ecological Anthropology, Inductive Reasoning, Deductive Reasoning

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15 Apr 2019
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Factual, objective (the earth revolves around the sun) Experiences and cultural engagement (it is cold outside) Synthesis within the context of a worldview (could be things we already know from the other categories, individually or in a category) So you can make informed decisions, right and wrong decisions, knowing studs enable understanding things. Ex you might know that crows are black but don"t understand what crows are. Science involved both an epistemology and a methodology. Scientists assume that natural events follow consistent patterns throughout the universe. They can be understood, explained, and predicted with the right methodology. Explanations must be empirically testable and account for all the data collected. The scientist method is part of the scienti c process. Cannot price anything, instead it rules out alternative explanations to reach a likely conclusion. Is rigorous practiced within disciplines (areas of specialized expertise)

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