European Society for Translation Studies

Founded in Vienna in 1992, the Society now has members in more than 46 countries. It functions as a network for research, a forum for exchange, and a center for research resources.

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Qualitative and Quantitative Research and Empirical Translation Studies

Qualitative and Quantitative Research and Empirical Translation Studies Gyde Hansen, February 17, 2005 – Copenhagen Business School Empirical research is based on data systematically derived from perception and observation of aspects of reality. In a research project, data collection, analysis and interpretation of the …

“Scientific facts”

“Scientific facts” D. Gile, January 22, 2005 Is there anything special about “facts” as they are produced by science (in the sense of the ESP as explained in previous contributions on this page), as opposed to facts collected, presented or …

The liberal arts paradigm and the empirical science paradigm

The liberal arts paradigm and the empirical science paradigm D. Gile, January 22, 2005 If my memory serves me right, the concept of “science” was never raised as an issue during my undergraduate and graduate studies in mathematics. Neither was …

Institutional measures for norm enforcement 

Institutional measures for norm enforcement D. Gile, January 5, 2005 How does the scientific community make sure that individual members of the community comply with its norms? Firstly, through training. When scientists are trained, their instructors teach them not only …

Scientific norms

Scientific norms D.Gile, December 8, 2004 Our knowledge about the world is partly experiential, i.e. obtained through direct sensory experience (what we see, what we hear, what we smell, etc.) and ulterior cognitive processing (the brain has to make sense of the sensory …