9-13-07

9-13-07 - SOC 302 Professor Fuchs 9-13-07 1) The Scientific...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
SOC 302 Professor Fuchs 9-13-07 1) The Scientific Revolution 2) The Core Solutions to the Problem of Order a. Marx: Violence, Coercion, “Ideology” b. Weber: Legitimization of authority c. Durkheim: Emotional Solidarity d. Simmel: Interesting Networks A. Scientific Revolution 17 th century, now the label “Scientific” has a special credence, science is replacing “religion”; this means science advances to a position of great authority; its trusted as the most rational way as to things that are valid; knowledge can be gained by being replicated by others; science is not based on prophetic revelations; texts no longer based on religious writers Reason and evidence are the two things that science is based on Anyone who follows a specific pattern can see something for themselves (reliability) Science continues to be authoritative on what the world really looks like Science is now a profession; unique to occidental modernity (ONLY IN MODERN SOCIETY) What Constitutes a Profession? Self regulating community of experts
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

9-13-07 - SOC 302 Professor Fuchs 9-13-07 1) The Scientific...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online