methodological


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

meth·od·ol·o·gy

 (mĕth′ə-dŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. meth·od·ol·o·gies
1.
a. A body of practices, procedures, and rules used by those who work in a discipline or engage in an inquiry; a set of working methods: the methodology of genetic studies; a poll marred by faulty methodology.
b. The study or theoretical analysis of such working methods.
2. The branch of logic that deals with the general principles of the formation of knowledge.

meth′od·o·log′i·cal (mĕth′ə-də-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
meth′od·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
meth′od·ol′o·gist (-jĭst) adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.methodological - relating to the methodology of some disciplinemethodological - relating to the methodology of some discipline; "methodological errors"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

methodological

[ˌmeθədəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJmetodológico
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

methodological

[ˌmɛθədəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adjméthodologique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
References in classic literature ?
Hart accepts this theory as 8 methodological precept.
Among their topics are naturalism as method and metaphysic: a comparative historical taxonomy, incapacitating scholarship: why methodological agnosticism is impossible, natural ineffability and the scandal of language, in defense of a naturalistic approach to religion, what the failure of the cognitive science of religion can teach about the future of religious studies, and a better methodological naturalism.
In Das Wesen und der Hauptinhalt der theoretischen Nationalokonomie (1908), Schumpeter developed and pioneered his methodological individualism which is acknowledged.
The central axis of the work is that the education is object of knowledge analysed since epistemological approaches, methodological concepts, substantive disciplines, pedagogical focus, specific pedagogical minds and specialized pedagogical look.
In this regard, this research aims to justify the use of 'Pragmatism' supporting mixed method approach with the help of Laughlin (1995) matrix or methodological framework.
Methodological Issues and Strategies in Clinical Research
The authors provide a critical view of the methodologies of structural econometrics as first developed by Frisch and Tinbergen and extended by Haavelmo and the Cowles Project as ontological and epistemological failures and propose to abandon the "methodological individualism" of the neoclassical econometrics approach and substitute the "methodological institutionalism" articulated in previous writings by coauthor Nell.
Participants of a meeting of the Council for Business Development and Investment made a decision on December 18 to establish a methodological council on coordination of fiscal policy under the Government of Kyrgyz Republic.
This volume presents a wide range of methodological strategies that are designed to take into account the complex, emergent, and continually shifting character of virtual worlds.
The recent decade has witnessed an unprecedented flurry of methodological reflection on qualitative approaches in Political Science and related disciplines.
Methodological reviews, reviews that concentrate on research methods rather than research outcomes, have been used in a variety of fields to improve research practice, inform debate, and identify islands of practice.