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Unformatted text preview: Definition Auguste Comte a philosophical system concerned with positive facts and phenomena, and excluding sociology speculation upon ultimate causes or origins using the scienctfic method. Positivism a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler, the God's or deity's laws being interpreted by the ecclesiastical authorities. theocrastic the class that, in contrast to the proletariat or wage-earning class, is primarily concerned with property values. bourgeoisie (in Marxist theory) the class of workers, especially industrial wage earners, who do not possess capital or property and must sell their labor to survive. proletariat Resources that are essential to the production and distrubition of goods and services such as:; land, tools, factories. ..etc...
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