Paths of research

What is research ethics?
A sub-category of applied ethics, and an area where applied ethics and social epistemology meet
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What is social epistemology?
the social dimension of knowledge
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What is the non-objectivist approach to social epistemology?
There is no distinction between knowledge and belief. No such thing as objective knowledge.
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What is the objectivist approach to social epistemology?
there is a significant difference between scientific knowledge and opinion. there is objective knowledge.
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What is the objectivist approach to social epistemology?
1. science has veritistic ends 2. veristics ends inform standards 3. we can use standards to assess quality of research
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What is applied ethics?
sub-category of normative ethics
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What is research ethics?
sub-cateogy of applied ethics. focuses on ethical implications of research
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What kind of morality does it provide?
External
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