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Unformatted text preview: Comtes standards of research were not nearly as exacting as todays, and most of his conclusions have been disregarded, as they were based mostly on observation rather than serious investigation. In the United States, sociology was first taught as an academic discipline at the University of Kansas in 1890, at the University of Chicago in 1892, and at Atlanta University in 1897. Over time, it spread to other universities in North America...
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