Divided Loyalties and the Responsibility of Social Scientists
By Jefferson M. Fish
This article appeared in the Winter 2005 issue of The Independent Review
Telling the truth is more difficult in the social sciences than in other fields because the investigator lives in a social world and is usually involved in the phenomena being studied. But when one acts as a social scientist, ones group loyalty to social science and its ideals ought to trump all other loyalties.
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