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Kurt Lewin said "Nothing is as practical as a good theory"

Posted by Bruce Kahl on August 19, 2001

In Reply to: Theory & Practice posted by Fred on August 18, 2001

: Any idea who said this:

: "Nothing is as practical as a good theory"

Kurt Lewin is universally recognized as the founder of modern social psychology. He pioneered the use of theory, using experimentation to test hypotheses. He exposed the world to the significance of an entire discipline--group dynamics and action research.