Glossary Terms 1

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Glossary Terms 1
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  1. judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices
    Objectivity
  2. a contemporary philosophical movement stressing the task of philosophy as criticizing and analyzing science, and rejecting all transcendental metaphysics
    Positivism
  3. the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others; "the hegemony of a single member state is not incompatible with a genuine confederation"; "to say they have priority is not to say they have complete hegemony"; "the consolidation of the United States' hegemony over a new international economic system"
    Hegemony
  4. the hypothesis that biological factors such as an organism's individual genes (as opposed to social or environmental factors) completely determine how a system behaves or changes over time
    Biological Determinism
  5. the by-products of countless human choices rather than laws resulting from divine will or nature.
    Social Constructionism
  6. A system of society or government in which men hold the power and women are largely excluded from it
    Patriarchy
  7. Some methods of generating knowledge, such as trial and error, or learning from experience
    Situated Knowledge

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