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Unformatted text preview: 1 SOCIOLOGY 313 Development of Sociological Theory mile Durkheim Key Points: Critically discuss the influence of Rousseau, Comte, Spencer, and Marx on Durkheimian sociology What are social facts, according to Durkheim, and how are they distinct from other phenomena in everyday life? 2 Brief biography of mile Durkheim Born in Epinal, France in 1858 Almost went to rabbinical school Lecturer in the dept of philosophy in the University of Bourdeaux The Division of Labor in Society, 1893 The Rules of Sociological Method, 1895 Suicide, 1897 Professor of science and education at the Sorbonne, 1906 The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, 1912 Died in 1917 Durkheim and the beginning of the Professionalization of Sociology Founded the LAnnee Sociologique in 1898 Was the first Chair of Sociology, and therefore effectively created the first department of Sociology in 1913 Durkheim and Rousseau Society as an independent, sui generis, reality Society is more than the sum of its parts On social pathology egoism, anomie, forced division of labor On the problem of order On the role of education 3 Durkheim and Comte On the sociological method On social statics and dynamics On the role of science in society Durkheim and Spencer On social evolutionism On the survival of the fittest On the organismic metaphor and functionalism Durkheim and Marx On contemporary social conditions 4 Man's characteristic privilege is that the bond...
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