Grounded Theory and Philosophy of Science


  • Evelina De Nardis University of Rome Tre


The aim of my contribution is to examine the relationship between Grounded Theory Methods and the epistemology
concerning with the Philosophy of science. In a grounded theory approach the theory is strictly linked to practice because the elements
that constitute the process of knowledge are not considered as things in themselves, but as discovered from the data along all stages
of research.The Grounded Theory methodology is described as having certain specific characteristics and procedures that separate this
methodologies from the others. This article set Glaserian grounded approach in a context where the methodologies are not orthodox
in the first place.


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Grounded Theory and Philosophy of Science. (2012). Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 3(8), 159.