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Explain the term 'positivist social scientists' and how they use methods resembling those of the natural sciences for understanding society.

Positivist social scientists use methods resembling those of the natural sciences to understand society by applying empirical and quantifiable research methods, seeking to establish causal relationships and generalizable patterns in society.

What is the broader sense of science according to interpretivist social scientists, and how does it differ from the stricter modern sense of science?

Interpretivist social scientists treat science in its broader sense by using social critique or symbolic interpretation rather than constructing empirically falsifiable theories, allowing for a wider range of methodologies and interpretations. This differs from the stricter modern sense of science, which focuses on empirical falsifiability and generalizable patterns.

How has the term 'social science' evolved over time in academic practice, and what does it encompass today?

The term 'social science' has evolved to encompass a wide array of academic disciplines, including anthropology, archaeology, economics, human geography, linguistics, management science, communication science, and political science, in addition to sociology. Researchers in modern academic practice often use multiple methodologies and are eclectic in their approach.

What distinguishes the original 'science of society' established in the 18th century from the modern interdisciplinary field of social science?

The original 'science of society' referred specifically to the field of sociology, whereas the modern interdisciplinary field of social science encompasses a wider range of academic disciplines, including anthropology, economics, human geography, linguistics, management science, communication science, and political science.

How do interpretivist social scientists approach the study of society, and what distinguishes their methods from those of positivist social scientists?

Interpretivist social scientists may use social critique or symbolic interpretation rather than constructing empirically falsifiable theories. Their approach allows for a broader understanding of society, embracing a wider range of methodologies and interpretations, in contrast to the more empirical and quantifiable methods used by positivist social scientists.

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