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Author Bannister, Robert C.

Title Sociology and scientism : the American quest for objectivity, 1880-1940 / Robert C. Bannister

Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1987]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 301 pages)
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Contents An Ambiguous Legacy -- The Social Organism -- From Telos to Technique -- First Principles -- Pluralistic Behaviorism -- Up from Metaphysics -- The Authority of Fact -- An Objective Standard -- Misbehaviorism -- The Patrician as Technician -- A Better Code -- A Pile of Knowledge -- Rehearsal for Rebellion -- Democracy -- Defeat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-290) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Scientism -- History.
Sociology -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807817333
1469616238 (electronic bk)
1469616246 (electronic bk)
9781469616230 (electronic bk)
9781469616247 (electronic bk)