Praxis vs Methodology - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between praxis and methodology
is that praxis
is practice, praxis (opposite of theory
) while methodology
is the study of methods used in a field.
The practical application of any branch of learning.
(philosophy) The synthesis of theory and practice, without presuming the primacy of either.
Custom or established practice.
An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice.
The study of methods used in a field.
(proscribed) A collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field.
The implementation of such methods etc.
Etymologically, methodology' refers to the ''study'' of methods. Thus the use of '''methodology as a synonym for (methods) (or other simple terms such as ''means,'' ''technique,'' or ''procedure ) is proscribed as both inaccurate and pretentious.