Both Uses of
The Communist Manifesto
- They therefore search after a new social science, after new social laws, that are to create these conditions.†
- By degrees they sink into the category of the reactionary conservative Socialists depicted above, differing from these only by more systematic pedantry, and by their fanatical and superstitious belief in the miraculous effects of their social science.†
(social sciences) comprised of areas of study that apply scientific methods to human aspects of the world; e.g., psychology and economicseditor's notes: Different schools define social sciences differently, but generally they include sociology, anthropology, economics, social science, psychology, political science, education, and history.
Social sciences are often referred to as the soft sciences because theories are less easily tested with the scientific method.
A liberal arts education is generally described as having three sub-divisions: Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences