post-positivism

Meta-theory: Hermeneutic, Post-Positivism, and Critical Theory

Theory, in a very general sense, is the system of ideas used to explain something. This post will be to explore some of theory behind theories: meta-theory. The goal of theory is to direct your research. Theory generates questions. This is different than the Theory of relativity for example, which is an explanation for a certain phenomena. Theories derive from the theorists who believe differently about the social world and

The Notebooks

Three years ago, I tried something new and began to carry around a notebook in my back pocket. This turned out to be more significant than one would think (I have received more comments about carrying my passport around than an international student at the liquor store). Since that first day, I haven’t gone without one. It actually stresses me out not having a pen with me. In the beginning, the