Veliko Tarnovo University “St. St. Cyril and Methodius”
Abstract: The text presents the US scholar discussions which took place in the process of formation of the modern-day political science. It presents a criticism and systematization of the US naturalism in the beginning of the 20th century while tracing its role for the formation of contemporary political science. Two main points are made while discussing the above mentioned processes: There is interdependence between the process of modernization of cognition and the establishment of political science as а distinct scientific discipline; there is mutual influence between politics and political science.
Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 29, July 2017, rhetoric.bg/, journal.rhetoric.bg, ISSN 1314-4464