Class Notes (807,242)
Canada (492,664)
POL208Y1 (477)
Lecture 2

Lecture 2.docx

3 Pages
Unlock Document

University of Toronto St. George
Political Science
Arnd Jurgensen

POL208 Lecture 2 Two democracies have never gone to war with each other In the natural science a single paradigm can be taken as a rule it is dominant In social sciences there are many and they compete Theories and paradigms allow us to explore They are simplifications of reality like maps Theories and maps are similar because they are simplifications of reality Correlation vs Causation gGolf causes World Peaceh hypothesis golfing nations never go to war with each other This is just a correlation because it is a coincidence Golf has nothing to do Correlation doesnft necessarily mean causation Hypotheses vs Laws basic project of natural science is discover laws that rule the universe Hypotheses are theoretical predictions si y entonces Laws are empirical regularities A hypothesis is just a best guess and it need to be
More Less

Related notes for POL208Y1

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.