The Counter-Revolution of Science
by Friedrich A. Hayek
Publisher: Free Press 1955
Number of pages: 265
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 and 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.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
Advancements in biology, electronics, engineering, and society result in many different futuristic scenarios. In this book, you will find a vast database of ideas pertaining to the discipline of futurology, as well as of current trends.
by William Trochim, James P. Donnelly - Atomic Dog
A comprehensive textbook that addresses all of the topics in a typical introductory course in social research methods. It covers the entire research process including: formulating research questions; sampling; measurement; research design; etc.
by Robert Hanneman - Sage Publications, Inc
The book re-orients the way many social scientists build and work with theories, and it will prove of value to all practicing social science theorists. The author advocates computer simulation models to allow the formulation of more dynamic theories.
by Brian Rappert, Michael J. Selgelid (eds) - ANU Press
Claims about the transformations enabled by modern science and medicine have been accompanied by an unsettling question in recent years: might the knowledge being produced undermine -- rather than further -- human and animal well being?