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ERIC Number: EJ1078357
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep-10
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
The Implications of Feyerabend's Epistemological Approach for Educational Research Methods
Ghadikolaei, Elham Shirvani; Sajjadi, Seyed Mahdi
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n17 p2481-2488 Sep 2015
Epistemology is defined as theory of knowledge and the ways of achieving it. Epistemology is research questions of the possibility of knowledge and the riddle of knowledge. Epistemology and methodology despite being interconnected are inseparable and are not reducible from each other. In addition, their relationship is direct, meaning that ontology logically precedes epistemology and epistemology proceeds methodology, logically. In other words, it has very close relations with epistemology; there are three types of methodology: proof, interpretive and critical. In this paper, we seek to examine the perspective of Feyerabend's epistemology and its implications in research of methodology. We will first review and analyze the paradigms of research methodology and then, the description of Feyerabend's epistemology, and finally, assess the implications of methodological approach to research in education from Feyerabend's point of view.
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Language: English
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