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methodology

 [meth″o-dol´o-je]
the science dealing with principles of procedure in research and study.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

meth·o·dol·o·gy

(meth'o-dol'ŏ-jē),
The scientific study or logical analysis of methods.
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meth·o·dol·o·gy

(meth'ŏ-dol'ŏ-jē)
1. A body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline; a particular procedure or set of procedures.
2. Analysis of the principles or procedures of inquiry in a particular field.
[G. meta, after, + hodos, way, + logos, science]
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While Schumpeter is mostly regarded as a pioneer of evolutionary economics (Kurz 2012, 2015), who argued in favor of this perspective in The Theory of Economic Development (Schumpeter 1963), and especially in Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (Schumpeter 1942), the last one containing the famous formulation of creative destruction (Fagerberg 2003), one may also view Schumpeter as an institutional economist who was searching for his methodological program.
Pragmatism is an American methodological approach originating from the work of William James (1842-1910), John Dewey (1859-1952), Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) and Herbert Mead (1863-1931).
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The authors were asked to craft their essays to address, in part, two interrelated issues: (1) how we can bridge the gap between methodological camps and (2) how we can more effectively integrate the substantive findings across the two factions.
Since that is the case, it is specious and misleading to conduct a purely philosophical discussion (as Poe and Mytyk do) suggesting that "methodological naturalism" is really irrelevant to the success of physical science.
Even those who choose to ignore the postmodern challenge to disciplinary boundaries will find that methodological epistemology usurps disciplinary boundaries, particularly in the social sciences.
Also, the axiological, as opposed to the cognitive and methodological, aspects of Islamic Science will require the informed input of authoritative experts in Fiqh, Usul al-fiqh and the Maqasid of the Shari ah.
Towards Universality--Le Corbusier, Mies and De Stijl sets out, as its title implies, to offer new insights into the dark heart of 1920s Modernism, but ends up as a near perfect demonstration of the gaping methodological void that an ever expanding literature still does not fill.
However, her book makes few analytical or methodological innovations and draws inspiration more from the field of psychology than history.
Second, authors need to ensure that they understand the response rate components and related methodological issues, and obtain the appropriate technical consultation when necessary.