Philosophy of Science and Research Meth.

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode EBM185A05
Vaknaam Philosophy of Science and Research Meth.
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Philosophy of Science and Research Methodology
Leerdoelen Upon completion of this course, students are able to:
1. Evaluate the correctness of conclusions based on elements of logic and scientific reasoning
2. Interpret and evaluate the research methodology adopted in academic papers on topics in economics and business science
Omschrijving This course focuses on relevant issues of scientific reasoning, research methodology and philosophy of science, respectively.
In this course students are exposed to a great variety of concepts and theories from the philosophy of social science and research methodology. Why? The idea is that it is relatively easy to just do a piece of research straightforwardly. But to be truly successful requires creativity and 'out-of-the-box' thinking. One must look at the field from a different point of view to find innovative solutions to old questions, or to ask interesting and relevant new questions.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm -hoorcollege ,  -interactief hoorcollege
Toetsvorm -groepspresentatie,  -individuele opdracht
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. H.W.A. Dietzenbacher
Docent(en) prof. dr. B.P. de Bruin ,prof. dr. H.W.A. Dietzenbacher
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Philosophy of Social Science: The Philosophical Foundations of Social Thought, Houndsmill, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, second edition Benton, Ted, Iand Craib 9780230242609 ca. €  37,00
Entreevoorwaarden For students in the Research Master in Economics & Business
Opmerkingen
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Research Master in Economics and Business  (Business Research) 1 semester I verplicht
Research Master in Economics and Business  (Economics) 1 semester I verplicht