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Surname 1NameInstructor’s NameCourse NumberDateReflection Essay on Chapter 1-7Sociology is the study of human behavior. It refers to society, patterns of socialrelationships, conduct, social interaction, and culture that encompasses a way of life. Theterm was first used by a French philosopher called Auguste Comte in 1838, who is termed asthe father of philosophy (Openstax, 2017, p, 11). Many other sociologists came up afterAuguste Comte, who were concerned with the mechanical transformation and the rise ofsocialism and capitalism. These philosophers also had the desire to depict an ideal society,counting theories of financial matters, social struggle, social cohesion, and power. Thefunctionalist perspective, the conflict perspective, and the interactionist perspective are thethree hypothetical viewpoints of humanism that aid in offering sociologist theoreticalparadigms that explain how society influences people and vice versa. It also prepares peopleto live and work in this increasingly diverse world (Openstax, 2017, p, 19). It is alsobeneficial to the individual and society as it helps in critical thinking about social issues thatgo up against our society. Sociology greatly depends on systematic approaches that researchstrategies provide. The research process follows a specific scientific method that has a seriesof prescribed steps, which incorporate asking a question, investigating existing sources,formulating a hypothesis, planning a conduct study, drawing conclusions, and report results

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