Scientific Progress and Political Science.

by Bernard Brodie

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A speech delivered before the American Association for the Advancement of Science at New York City, December 26, 1956, on the deficiency of political scientists in coping with policy decisions affecting national security in an atomic age. The causes for this deficiency are enumerated (e.g., the security barrier, the exaggeration of the esoteric nature of the military art, the rampant technology in the art, and the weight of tradition in determining scope and method in political science). 21 pp.

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