methodology

[m_ˌɛ_θ_ə_d_ˈɒ_l_ə_dʒ_ɪ], [mˌɛθədˈɒləd͡ʒɪ], [mˌɛθədˈɒləd‍ʒɪ]

Definitions of methodology:

  1.   the system of methods followed in a particular discipline – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2.   The science of method or arrangement; a treatise on method. – Newage Dictionary DB
  3.   The science of scientific method or classification. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4.   the branch of philosophy that analyzes the principles and procedures of inquiry in a particular discipline – Wordnet Dictionary DB

Quotes for methodology:

  1. I don't really consider myself to be an actor of any particular style. My aim with every role I undertake is to be truthful and honest in that particular portrayal. I don't have a particular methodology from any one school of thought or training. – Benjamin Bratt
  2. Ben was more improvisational, and relied less on methodology and basically is a guitarist who switched to bass, whereas Jeff has a more traditional approach to playing bass in a band, and has a great sense of what his band sounds like, and we lock up nicely. – Matt Cameron
  3. This is largely the methodology I've used throughout my career- that is, starting with a question as to what might be the properties of a set of compounds that could be invented which were unusual and unpredictable. Many times I've felt a bit like Columbus setting sail. – Donald Cram
  4. Every discourse, even a poetic or oracular sentence, carries with it a system of rules for producing analogous things and thus an outline of methodology – Jacques Derrida
  5. Now why should the cinema follow the forms of theater and painting rather than the methodology of language, which allows wholly new concepts of ideas to arise from the combination of two concrete denotations of two concrete objects? – Sergei Eisenstein
  6. Who knows the minds of men and how they reason and what their methodology is? But I am not going to extrapolate from the General Conference backing out on my book and make it a personal issue. – Walter Martin
  7. Courses on historical methodology are not worth the time that they take up. I shall never give one myself, and I have observed that many of my colleagues who do give such courses refrain from exemplifying their methods by writing anything. – Samuel E. Morison
  8. Historical methodology as I see it, is a product of common sense applied to circumstances. – Samuel E. Morison
  9. Verbal and nonverbal activity is a unified whole, and theory and methodology should be organized or created to treat it as such. – Kenneth L. Pike

Usage examples for methodology:

  1. The study of cases tends chiefly to enrich methodology or the knowledge of the special criteria of special sciences. ” – The Approach to Philosophy by Ralph Barton Perry
  2. Therefore, the methodology presented in this chapter is relevant to humanistic nursing practice theory. ” – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  3. “ Whene'er of old a boy was dull or quite adverse to knowledge, he Was set an imposition or corrected with a switch: Far different our practice is, who reign by Methodology And guide the dunce by precepts learnt from Landon or from Fitch: 'Twas difficult by rule of thumb to check unseemly merriment, To make your class their pastor treat with proper due regard- 'Tis easy quite for specialists in Juvenile Temperament, Who know the books on Punishment and also on Reward! ” – Lyra Frivola by A. D. Godley
  4. “ I submit, therefore, for discussion, as even more urgent and pressing than that of the general and abstract methodology of the social sciences, the problem of elaborating a concrete descriptive method readily applicable to the study and comparison of human societies, to cities therefore especially. ” – Civics: as Applied Sociology by Patrick Geddes
  5. We would have given him a problem that he could not solve with the methodology at hand. ” – What The Left Hand Was Doing by Gordon Randall Garrett
  6. “ A methodology is only scientific when it works. ” – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  7. This methodology has allowed us to discover the extent of knowledge and practice in organisations, to understand the roles of responsibility and problem ownership, and to appreciate where the drive towards digital preservation is initiated within organisations. ” – ERPANET Case Study: Project Gutenberg by ERPANET
  8. Research in academia is supposed to be based on the works of a previous researchers who arrived at hypothesis based on data obtained by strictly following scientific methodology – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  9. “ " Since they've given us a methodology perhaps from one more experienced in nursing; " I'll give it a try." ” – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  10. God, you could pick all the parts you needed out of the trash, throw a little methodology at them, and out would pop this thing that destroyed the phone company. ” – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  11. The literature of methodology is, in fact, not without its value: gradually there has been formed a treasury of subtle observations and precise rules, suggested by experience, which are something more than mere common sense. ” – Introduction to the Study of History by Charles V. Langlois Charles Seignobos
  12. This is not to say that instrumentalism is merely a methodology or an epistemology preliminary to more ultimate philosophic or metaphysical inquiries, for it involves the doctrine that the origin, structure, and purpose of knowing are such as to render nugatory any wholesale inquiries into the nature of Being." ” – John Dewey's logical theory by Delton Thomas Howard
  13. The Russian language was made compulsory as of the seventh grade, and Soviet methodology was applied. ” – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  14. In this spirit, ideas are offered here with the hope of stimulating imaginative, critical response, and further development of methodology – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  15. “ I believe that so long as the end result is achieved, the methodology was scientific for that individual's needs. ” – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  16. In truth, King Xerxes should have offered his prize- medals, not for the invention of new pleasures, but for a good methodology and directory to use the old ones. ” – The Campaner Thal and Other Writings by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  17. Let us then consider the consequences of this realistic conception of methodology – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile
  18. And so it has come about that our general conception of philosophy as simple philosophy of the spirit- of the subject, and never of nature, or of the object- has developed a peculiar stress in Gentile, for whom philosophy is above all that point in which every abstraction is overcome and submerged in the concreteness of the act of Thought; whereas for me philosophy is essentially methodology of the one real and concrete Thinking- of historical Thinking. ” – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile

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