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2. Who supports Kuhns claim about Paradigms and why?

  • Nedrick - Look to evidence to prove their theories
  • Karin Knorr-Centina - Fabrication of facts
  • Giddens - Falsify their findings to make the answers valid

3. Who criticises Popper on the idea that science is an Open belief system and why?

  • James - As science is socially constructed
  • Kuhn - Science is socially contructed
  • Kuhn - As it have monopoly on many theories
  • Giddens - As an open belief system doesn't always need evidence

4. What is a Paradigm according to Kuhn?

  • Shared set of assumptions that link to how something is researched
  • A model which explains a theory
  • Subjective evidence

5. What is an open belief system?

  • Religion - Beliefs that are open to change
  • Science - Theories are open to scrutiny and change and are not the full truth
  • Science - Theories that believe they are true and don't change

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