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Unformatted text preview: Rise of the Social Sciences 14/11/2007 16:59:00 SCIENCE and Social Science Science is not highly-idealized o Theres lot of different motives besides just pursuing truth What does science include? o HAS to include Natural science Industrial science Medical science, etc o But what about Social Science Social Science o Tries to be very scientific o Exaggerates the expected virtues of science Objectivity o Later Patrons and Publics of Social Science Possible roots of social science o Philosophy Most common attribution o Crafts and technologies o Administrative practices o Exploration o Law o Medicine o Social reform NO science is confined to pure science practitioners at universities Social Science as Public Writing o In 19 th century, social science was often written for a broad educated public o But NOW, its risky to write for such an audience The Public for Psychology o Sigmund Freud Attracted rich, educated...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HIST 3C taught by Professor Porter during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.
- Spring '07