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Unformatted text preview: o Negative rituals Taboos known to be wrong in a society Proscriptions Things you must not do o No eating pork o Dont wear hats in church o Etc Sets up a barrier between the sacred and profane Without the negative ritual, you are unable to distinguish between the sacred and profane o Positive rituals Allows a way to interact Makes you sacred or cleanse from all things profane prescriptions actions you should take o Random notes Some say god is not essential Sociology of Knowledge (not tested on) o Classifications Class vs. resemblance The idea of class comes from society We divide up ourselves into distinct different people o Reality and beliefs o Correspondence theory of Truth Ex. Declarative sentence The book is on the table o Truth and knowledge exists in the world (not in the heavenly sky, etc.) Evaluations...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course SOC 302 taught by Professor Fuchs during the Spring '07 term at UVA.
- Spring '07
- Social Theory