”Positionality and How This May Impact on Any Research You Undertake”

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”Positionality and how this may impact on any research you undertake” ABSTRACT The following essay discuss the concept of positionality and how this may impact on any research one undertake. I have try to discuss all different concepts of Positionality and critically review…as I have try to explain that how they all are interrelated to each other and how can we apply all theories as a whole . How each standard theory contradict the other and made the study very complex one. The essay discusses the concept of positionality and how this may impact on any research one undertake. I have try to explain that how they all are interrelated to each other and how can we apply all theories as a whole . How each standard theory contradicts the…show more content…
The other axis of paradigm has consist of rationalist and empiricist , the main debate between two is about studying nature and sources and limits of knowledge. What is the nature of proposition, whats the source of knowledge ?which is of the main concern? John Locke(Carruthers, Human Nature and Human Knowledge, p. 55) is considerd as the first empiricist philosopher said wisely “No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.” While rationalist Immanuel Kant is famous for his quote ”All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.” If you see both are right at their place both have their place in real social world as the world is progressing and more and more human brain is wondering in meta physics we just cant completely eradicate intuition/ deduction theory as we all know now world is

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