Document Type : Research Paper
Assistant Professor, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Ph.D. Student, International Relations, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Relation between theory and fact is one of the most important and attractive issues of social science. Almost, all of us using theory in our scholarly endeavors without thinking deeply about the relation between theory and fact. Considering the necessity of a simultaneous theoretical and factual understanding of social phenomena, this article explains “theory-fact” relation according to the three main methodologies of science (Phenomenology, Interpretationism, Instrumentalism) and at the end will offer an alternative approach to this issue area based on the fuzzy logic.