Phillips, D. C., Philosophy, Science, and Social Inquiry: Contemporary Methodological Controversies in Social Science and Related Applied Fields of Research. New York: Pergamon, 1987.


D. C. Phillips


Reviews general methodological controversies in the social sciences and critiques several branches of educational research, including "structure of knowledge," cognitive structures of learning, and issues in developmental psychology in the context of education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Research and Inquiry-General

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation


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