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Sociology as a discipline assigns too much importance to the measurement of human behaviour and/or interaction.

This statement concerns the epistemology of sociology – that is, the ways in which sociological knowledge is conceptually understood and produced. The 19th-century philosophers Marx and Weber, whose sociological epistemologies ...

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Japan's susceptibility to natural disasters

The majority of Japan’s natural disasters come about as a result of tectonic activity. This includes the direct effects of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, but also secondary effects such as mudslides, nuclear meltdowns and t...

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Psychology, Karl Popper and the definition of science

The question of what does and does not count as a science is hotly contested, and there are a number of different competing criterion on which a classification can hinge. One of the most influential approaches to the problem was a...

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