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Meta-Theoretical Assumptions Formal Sociological Theories Common-Sense Theories, Beliefs and Ideologies Empirical Reality
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Taken-for-granted Assumptions of Western Thought Essentialism The Chain of Being The idea of progress The second creation story in Genesis
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Plato and Aristotle (Raphael 1509)
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Plato’s Theory of Forms or Ideas (Essentialism) Realm of Ideas Realm of Appearances Perfect Immutable Transcendent Universal Imperfect Mutable Temporary Particular The Idea of a triangle Specific Triangles
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The Great Chain of Being (Static) A B C D E
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Unformatted text preview: A B C D E A B C D E A B C D E Time The Great Chain of Being (1617) The Chain of Being in Elizabethan England God Angels Kings/Queens Archbishops Dukes/Duchesses Bishops Marquises/Marchionesses Earls/Countesses Viscounts/Viscountesses Barons/Baronesses Abbots/Deacons Knights/Local Officials Ladies-in-Waiting Priests/Monks Squires Pages Merchants/Shopkeepers Tradesmen Yeomen Farmers Soldiers/Town Watch Household Servants Tennant Farmers Shepherds/Herders Beggars Actors Thieves/Pirates Gypsies Animals Birds Worms Plants Rocks...
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2008 for the course SOC 1101 taught by Professor Mclaughlin during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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