6 Research Approaches and thinking Styles

There are six different styles of thinking:

  1. Postulational – rational and idealistic, 
  2. Self-evident truth – fairly rational and idealistic, 
  3. Method of authority – fairly rational and idealistic, 
  4. Literary – informal and interpretative, 
  5. Untested opinion – Very informal and fairly idealistic and finally, 
  6. there is the scientific method which is empirical and rational.