ERIC Number: EJ427553
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
The Difference between the Abstract Concepts of Science and the General Concepts of Empirical Educational Research.
Chambers, John H.
Journal of Educational Thought/Revue de la Pensee Educative, v25 n1 p41-49 Apr 1991
Argues that the limited results achieved so far by empirical educational research are a result of a fundamental difference in the generalized concepts used therein and the abstract concepts used in the natural sciences. Discusses the work of Galileo and Newton to clarify the difference between generalization and abstraction. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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