Are Humanism and Mixed Methods Related? Leibniz’s Universal (Chinese) Dream

@article{AndrsGallego2015AreHA,
  title={Are Humanism and Mixed Methods Related? Leibniz’s Universal (Chinese) Dream},
  author={Jos{\'e} Andr{\'e}s-Gallego},
  journal={Journal of Mixed Methods Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={9},
  pages={118 - 132}
}
According to Guba and Lincoln, renunciation of mixed methods is characteristic of a moribund culture with the possible exception of human sciences. The question I raise here is whether a person can be considered a humanist only if he or she mixes methods, and I analyze Leibniz’s search for a universal system of justice to test this hypothesis. Considering the difference between a methodology and a mere approach, I also consider the issue of whether acquiring knowledge of any methodology always… 

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