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Why Do we Study Politics? what's this all about?
To build a body of knowledge
What does it mean to Know Something? n Explain, Describe, Predict and Control n What are the sources of knowledge? u direct observation u reason u authority
direct observations n observe a sequence of events and see if it recurs in more than one instance. n law of gravity explains a lot, we have seen it happen often n Replicated events
Reason n Even if we haven’t seen a particular thing happen before (observation) it is logical that things will happen in a certain way
Authority n How do we know that Madison and the boys did their thing in 1787? n How do you know that we landed on the moon in 1968?
Which are the most reliable? n observation n reason n authority
what does this mean?
What is this?
What is this?
How do we know that the sun rises each morning?
Why do we study politics n build body of knoweldge about the poltical world n explain, describe, predict, control
Why do we study politics? n explain n describe n predict n control
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