The Devolution of Social Science

John Staddon, Quillette
This article has two themes: first, how in soft science fields, increased specialization has led to fragmentation, incoherence and, ultimately, nonsense. And second, an example of the process: race and ethnic studies (RES) and the concept of color-blind racism (CBR) the idea that treating people according to the content of their character, not the color of their skin, is itself racist.
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