The Dependence of Fact upon ‘Value’

"The Dependence of Fact upon 'Value.'" Interpretation 2.3 (1972): 226-35.

At the heart of modern behavioral political science is the rigid distinction between “fact” and “value”—a distinction, Diamond argues in this article published in Interpretation in 1972, that makes utterly impossible the genuine study of politics. Such a study requires a grasp of the extent to which fact depends upon value, and that is what his essay seeks to provide.

Interpretation [pdf]
AEI Program on American Citizenship [pdf]