Sociology 2 Lecture 011011

Sociology 2 Lecture 011011 - Sociology 2 Lecture Origins of...

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Sociology 2 Lecture 01/10/11 Origins of Sociology a. St. Simon (1760-1826) a. Society as a place of order b. How can we manage social change and mayhem? c. Obsession with controlling change arises around French Revolution d. Age of slow moving era of feudalism ends e. Capitalism takes off, age of industrialization f. Explain predict control (stop disorder) g. Change = political order, life/death h. Escaped Guillotine i. Science of technology = save future j. Fcn of gov’t = serve banks b. Auguste Comte (1798-1857) a. Used the word sociology b. Study of sociology actually takes off and becomes an essential field in most universities c. Wealth = passed from one generation to another d. Questions of wealth was dealt with ^ e. Should use laws of natural sciences into sociology f. Sociology as a science g. Knowledge can be arranged in the form of laws h. Social change can also be described in terms of laws i. History could be divided into 3 stages (law of three stages): theocratic stage, metaphysical stage, positivistic stage (age of
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Sociology 2 Lecture 011011 - Sociology 2 Lecture Origins of...

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