Previous Chapter Empiricism Next Chapter

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Empiricism
Empiricism
Relevance

Quite simply you wouldn't be doing a research project at all if it were not for Empiricism, read on …

Application

Despite the negative connotations that are associated with Empiricism in the social sciences today (Hammersley, 2004) both the term ‘empirical’ and an appeal to ‘experience’ are commonplace in tourism studies. A dependence upon the idea of scientific progress through the collection of empirical evidence remains central to the vast majority of published tourism research output (see Deduction). This is reinforced by the criteria of scientific excellence that are used to judge the quality of research output across the academy. How can this be?

To answer this question then we ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website