The Emergence of Professional Social Science: The American Social Science Association and the Nineteenth-Century Crisis of Authority

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Thomas L. Haskell's The Emergence of Professional Social Science signaled the beginning of his distinguished career as a historian of ideas and critic of historical logic. His first book, now available in this paperback edition with a new preface by the author, explores the background and premises of the American Social Science Association (ASSA)--the first American group dedicated to the "scientific" study of humanity and society. Haskell thus helps us to understand a sea change in American intellectual life--the rise of ...

The Emergence of Professional Social Science: The American Social Science Association and the Nineteenth-Century Crisis of Authority 2000, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801865732

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The Emergence of Professional Social Science: The American Social Science Association and the Nineteenth-Century Crisis of Authority 1977, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252006098

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