AQA A2 Sociology Unit 3 - Beliefs - Ideology

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What is an open belief system?
Science - Theories are open to scrutiny and change and are not the full truth
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Who looks at open belief systems?
Popper
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What are closed belief systems?
Religion - Claim the absolute truth
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Who criticises Popper on the idea that science is an Open belief system and why?
Kuhn - Science is socially contructed
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What is a Paradigm according to Kuhn?
Shared set of assumptions that link to how something is researched
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Who supports Kuhns claim about Paradigms and why?
Karin Knorr-Centina - Fabrication of facts
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What are fabrication of facts?
When the research is highly constructed to get the result
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