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Eclecticism is a conceptual approach that does not hold rigidly to a single paradigm or set of assumptions, but instead draws upon multiple theories, styles, or ideas to gain complementary insights into a subject, or applies different theories in particular cases. It can sometimes seem inelegant or lacking in simplicity, and eclectics are sometimes criticized for lack of consistency in their thinking. It is, however, common in many fields of study.
Patrick Dunleavy (born 1952) is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy within the Government Department of the London School of Economics (LSE). He is a prominent political theorist specialising in the fields of public policy and government.
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Brian Barry, 1980s Brian Barry FBA (13 January 1936 – 10 March 2009) was a moral and political philosopher .
Kenneth Joseph Arrow (born August 23, 1921) is an American economist and joint winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with John Hicks in 1972. To date, he is the youngest person to have received this award, at 51. In economics, he is considered an important figure in post-World War II neo-classical economic theory .
An infinite regress in a series of propositions arises if the truth of proposition P 1 requires the support of proposition P 2 , the truth of proposition P 2 requires the support of proposition P 3 , ... , and the truth of proposition P n-1 requires the support of proposition P n and n approaches infinity. Distinction is made between infinite regresses that are "vicious" and those that are not. [ edit ] Aristotle
Satisficing , a portmanteau of satisfy and suffice , [ 1 ] is a decision-making strategy that attempts to meet an acceptability threshold.
In statistics , regression analysis is a statistical technique for estimating the relationships among variables.
Decision Research at Warwick (DR@W) is an interdisciplinary initiative for researchers and students from different departments in the University of Warwick interested in experimental and behavioural science with important implications for economics, psychology, management, marketing and statistics. DR@W was formed in January 2010. Researchers and students interested in DR@W-related topics meet for the regular weekly seminar ( DR@W forum ) every Thursday during the term time ( see events ) to discuss current developments in the area of experimental and behavioural research.
Naturalism commonly refers to the viewpoint that laws of nature (as opposed to supernatural ones) operate in the universe, and that nothing exists beyond the natural universe or, if it does, it does not affect the natural universe. [ 1 ] Adherents of naturalism (naturalists) assert that natural laws are the rules that govern the structure and behavior of the natural universe, that the universe is a product of these laws. [ 2 ] Philosopher Paul Kurtz argues that nature is best accounted for by reference to material principles.
Thomas Samuel Kuhn ( pron.: / ˈ k uː n / ; July 18, 1922 – June 17, 1996) was an American physicist , historian , and philosopher of science whose controversial 1962 book The Structure of Scientific Revolutions was deeply influential in both academic and popular circles, introducing the term " paradigm shift ", which has since become an English-language staple.