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Sociology Study Guide 1. Sociology-scientific study of interactions and relations among human beings 2. Thomas Theorem-“If people define situations as real, they are real in their consequences.” Chapter 2: 1. origins and development of science- 2. origins of sociology- existed in first societies to experience social upheaval; Britain, France, Germany. Sociologists emerged to offer solutions to pressing problems of modern society 3. Industrial revolution- 4. Auguste Comte- Born in France 1798, urged some scholars should specialize in studying the problems of modern society and propose solutions. Said that people had become selfish, greedy, and uppity and were suffering from “intellectual anarchy” or no longer sharing any common beliefs. Thought that sociology should take the place of religion and told the pope to abdicate his position so he could take it over and late in life signed his letters as “The Founder of Universal Religion, Great Priest of Humanity. a.
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