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Ijeanna WestbrookSOCI 111Annotated BibliographyThe History of SociologyCrossman, Ashley. “Biography of Auguste Comte”. ThoughtCo, 07/20/2019,. Auguste Comte was first to comeabout the theory of sociology. He described sociology as the constructive science.Positivism is the hunt for constant laws of the natural and social world. Comte recognizedthree simple methods in finding these invariant laws, experimentation, comparison, andobservations. Comte was well known for his law of the three stages : metaphysical,theological, and positivist. Comte explained the differences linking social statistics andsocial dynamics. His ideas had crucial roles in evolving structural functionalism, the vitalgoal was to combine practice as well as theory.Maity, Sukanya. “Harriet Martineau Sociology Theory Explained”. Healthresearchfunding.org.. HarrietMartineau is often called the Founding Mother of Sociology and was knowns as aproductive author who published twenty- five novels that gaped at the political wealth.She glanced at sociology as the communal life in society. Martineau was a continuousand positivist who thought that societies would naturally progress. Her sociology theoryfixated on how the social life transcribed to human contentment. Her work strives toappreciate how people expands a definition of personal virtue and social manners toreach this kind of happiness. She converted Comtes work into English and it put forwardthe attention of worldwide scholars.
Ritzer, G., & Stepnisky, J. “Karl Marx Contribution to Sociological Theory”. AcademicMaster.com. 10/31/2018,

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Melanie Wright
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Sociology, Auguste Comte, History of Sociology, Harriet Martineau Sociology Theory

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