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The Science and Method of Politics


THIS is an able and interesting volume, in which there is at once great learning and considerable power of speculation. Prof. Catlin has an important thesis to maintain, and his urbanity of manner will not conceal from the reader that he is prepared to maintain his ground against all comers. The field, indeed, is already, as if in advance of conflict, strewn with the illustrious dead; at least I seem to discern there the scalps of Plato and Aristotle, Kant and Hegel, exposed as a warning to prospective combatants.

The Science and Method of Politics.

By Prof. G. E. G. Catlin. Pp. xii + 360. (London: Kegan Paul and Co., Ltd.; New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927.) 12s. 6d. net.

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LASKI, H. The Science and Method of Politics . Nature 119, 519–520 (1927).

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