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Study Questions: Chapter 2

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1. How does the philosophical debate of determinism versus free will appear in the discipline of human geography?

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2. How do the philosophical constructs of empiricism and positivism relate to the concepts used and approaches taken by human geographers?

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3. How do the philosophical constructs of humanism and Marxism relate to the concepts used and approaches taken by human geographers?

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4. How can maps be considered both communication and analytic tools?

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5. What contemporary techniques are used to map phenomena?

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