Arteology, the science of products and professions

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PLANNING EMPIRICAL RESEARCH:
Finding Information in Texts / Planning an Empirical Study / Ethics / Demarcating / Sampling / Modes of Knowing / Registering Facts / Models / Use of Models
DESCRIPTIVE RESEARCH:
Recording Descriptive Data: Studying Static Objects / Observation / Experiment / Interrogating Methods
Selecting the Method of Analysis / Case Study / Finding the Typical / Comparative Study / Classification / Quantitative Analysis / Analyzing Development / Assessing the Findings / Forecasting / Descriptive Reporting
NORMATIVE RESEARCH:
Normative Point of View / Recording Normative Data / Methods of Normative Analysis / Evaluating Normative Proposals / Developing an Activity / How to Create Theory of Design / Developing a Product / Developing Art With Scientific Methods / Normative Reporting
DESCRIPTIVE THEORY:
Evolution of Descriptive Theory / Options of Descriptive Theory
Early Theories of Production / - of Architecture / - of Beauty / - of Message.
NORMATIVE THEORY:
Evolution of Normative Theory
Theory of Service / - of Production.
Theories of Products: Architecture / Furniture
Theories of Goals: Usability / Beauty / Message / Ecology / Economy / Safety of products.

March 22, 2007. List of Contents / What's New?
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