In Memoriam Paul F. Lazarsfeld Paul F. Lazarsfeld and the Institutionalization of Empirical Social Research

  • P. Neurath
Conference paper
Part of the Institut für Höhere Studien — Institute for Advanced Studies IHS-Studies book series (INHSIAS)


It seems altogether fitting that a conference on “The Political Realization of Social Science Knowledge and Research” be dedicated to the memory of Paul F. Lazarsfeld, because during the last decades of his life this theme was so close to his heart and so central to his work that, were he still alive, he would undoubtedly stand today in front of us as one of the main speakers of this gathering. That it takes place at this Institute for Advanced Studies, in whose creation in the early 1960s he took such a decisive part, adds to the poignancy of the moment.


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  • P. Neurath
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  1. 1.New YorkUSA

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