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Unformatted text preview: Max Weber-first sociologist to appreciate the importance of subjectivity Interpretive sociology- variant of sociology that emphasizes the understanding of subjective meaning Verstehen- Empathetic Understanding Emile Durkheim- interested in social integration and the way human society held together Saw religion as a primary mechanism of integration Positivistic Sociology- belief that the social world functions via a series of rules (A nuanced version of Comptes Social Physics) 17:42 17:42...
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