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The Scientific Method — These notes lucidly explain the basics of the scientific method. By Jose Wudka (Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Riverside).
Introduction to the Scientific Method — This is another good introduction to the scientific method by a physicist. By Frank Wolfs (University of Rochester).
The Scientific Method, Applied to the Human Sciences — A critique of efforts to study human behavior scientifically. Maintained by Jorn Barger.
An Essay in the Philosophy of Social Science — A very clear discussion. By Peter Meyer.