Behavior: Science or Sorcery?

Stanislav Andreski is no believer in what he calls "the principle that dog does not eat dog," the unwritten code that keeps members of the same profession from attacking each other in public even if attack is justified. A professor of sociology at England's Reading University, Andreski has just written a new book that is certain to enrage his colleagues. In Social Sciences as Sorcery (Andre Deutsch; London; £2.95), he accuses the world's rapidly increasing population of social scientists of writing more and more about less and less. Their work, he says, is...

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