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The Origins of American Social Science
  • D. Ross
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • 30 November 1990
Introduction Part I. European Social Science in Antebellum America: 1. The discovery of modernity 2. The American exceptionalist vision Part II. The Crisis of American Exceptionalism, 1865-1896: 3.Expand
An historian's view of American social science
This paper explicates the argument of The Origins of American Science. Starting from my own historical premises and the origin of the social sciences in both historicism and science, I compare theExpand
Historical Consciousness in Nineteenth-Century America
IN HIS CLASSIC STUDY of late nineteenthand early twentieth-century social thought in America, Morton White suggested that Progressives were the first social thinkers to take seriously the idea thatExpand