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On the Significance of Science and Art - Leo Tolstoy

On the Significance of Science and Art

Author Leo Tolstoy

  • Published: 1910-01-01
  • Category: Essays

Description

For the study of the laws of life of human societies, there exists but one indubitable method, the positive, experimental, critical method. Only sociology, founded on biology, founded on all the positive sciences, can give us the laws of humanity. Humanity, or human communities, are the organisms already prepared, or still in process of formation, and which are subservient to all the laws of the evolution of organisms.