Political Science: Scope and Methods
... Science: Scope and Methods
1. SCIENCE, POLITICAL SCIENCE, AND ITS POSTMODERN CRITICISM
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines science as the knowledge or practice acquired systematically. This is the broadest possible definition. However, and not only for the purpose of this essay, the science should first of all be understood as the systemic process of acquiring knowledge, primarily through the process, or better to say a method, of trials-and-errors, that can be understood as the postmodern procedural attachment, to the overall conception of science, stressing the importance of this scientific atribute as the only way how to acquire the real and true knowledge.
The first scientific effort to re...