The Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences in Review

  title={The Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences in Review},
  author={Harold Dwight Lasswell},
  journal={The International Journal of Ethics},
  pages={388 - 396}
  • H. Lasswell
  • Published 1 April 1936
  • History
  • The International Journal of Ethics
T nHE fifteenth and last volume of the Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences is at hand and some judgment may be passed on the execution of the enterprise as a whole. The technical plan sought to strike a balance between long, unified treatises and a swarm of alphabetized topics. Long articles on words like ''economics" offset the atomizing effect of the alphabetical arrangement. The first volume was intended to set the whole undertaking in sound perspective by means of long historical articles…