'Science' in the Social Sciences

8. Purposes of Social Research

Exercise 1

There are several theories related to the concept of science in social science- match the theory with the expert.

The Theorists are:

  • Durkheim
  • Winch
  • Wittgenstein
  • Popper
  • Farr

The Concepts are:

  • Logical Grammar
  • Falsifiability Criterion
  • Social Causation
  • Rule-governed Behavior
  • Biostatistical Law


Theorist Concept
Durkheim Social Causation
Winch Rule-governed Behavior
Wittgenstein Logical Grammar
Popper Falsifiability Criterion
Farr Biostatistical Law