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Archival Research as Empirical

William B. Turner

William B. Turner, Attorney at Law

July 31, 2009

This paper examines the meaning of the term 'empirical,' to argue that the archival research that historians perform is just as empirical as the research that 'social scientists' perform. It makes the subsidiary claim that nothing properly called 'social science' actually exists on the planet or ever will.

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Keywords: history, social science, archival research, statistical research, andrew jackson, cold fusion

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Date posted: July 31, 2009  

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Turner, William B., Archival Research as Empirical (July 31, 2009). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1442076 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1442076

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