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Key Terms and Concepts - 4 major sociologists: marx, mills, domhoff, engalls - purpose and rational for social science o knowledge of society is powerful o social knowledge is critical to personal success o social knowledge critical element of social reform - Mills: discovering the individual’s connection to society - Domhoff: an empirical (and empiricist) view of social class - Marx: “social being determines social consciousness” o Social being exists independently of the individual’s will and thoughts, yet determines how we think - Sociological imagination - Troubles vs. issues o When troubles become issues sociological imagination - Idealism: theory which affirms that mind, or the spiritual and ideal, is of central importance in reality - Empiricism: doctrine that all knowledge is derived from sense experience - Realism: philosophical doctrine that universals exist outside the mind, that objects of sense perception exist independent of the mind (Marx) - Marx’s theory o Context: industrial revolution
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