The counter-revolution of science: studies on the abuse of reason, Volume 417
Early in the last century the successes of science led a group of French thinkers to apply the principles of science to the study of society. These thinkers purported to have discovered the supposed "laws" of society & concluded that an elite of social scientists should assume direct control of social life. The Counter-Revolution of Science is Nobel Laureate Friedrich Hayek's forceful attack on this abuse of reason.
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PART ONE SCIENTISM AND THE STUDY OF SOCIETY
The Problem and the Method of the Natural Sciences
HI The Subjective Character of the Data of the Social
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