Charney, Empiricism is not a Four-Letter Word

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1. Section 1

1.1. Idea/question

1.1.1. Implications of research methods

1.1.2. tension between "science" and "qualitative" research

1.1.3. cannot generalize about the ethos of the researcher based on their methods - the authority of the researcher

2. Section 2:

2.1. Negative view of science in composition

2.1.1. That science is "objective" - only works with ideas that can be proven

2.1.2. scientists eliminate "human element of research

3. Section 3

3.1. Science and injustice

3.1.1. common critiqueScience is serving those in power

3.1.1.1. instrumentalism

3.1.1.2. functionalism

3.1.2. Charney rebuttal

3.1.2.1. this claim ignores history

4. Section 4: indeterminacy/power

4.1. critics impose ideal standards on science

4.2. rationality vs indeterminacy