SOCIOLOGY EARLY THINKERS

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Describe Compte’s philosophy of “POSITIVISM”. (Include its two dimensions) Positivism: a belief that the world can best be understood through scientific theory. Dimension 1: Methodological- the application of scientific knowledge to both physical and social phenomena

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SOCIOLOGY EARLY THINKERSAUGUST COMPTEHARRIET MARTINEAUHERBERT SPENCEREMILE DURKHEIMKARL MARXMAX WEBEREARLY THINKERSAUGUST COMPTEDescribe Comptes philosophy of POSITIVISM. (Include its two dimensions)Describe Comptes LAW OF THREE STAGES:HARRIET MARTINEAUWho was Harriet Martineau most concerned with studying?What vision did Martineau have about sociology?HERBERT SPENCERWhat are some of the negative effects of Spencers ideas of SOCIAL DARWINISM?EMILE DURKHEIMWhat are SOCIAL FACTS and how do they affect the individual?What is an ANOMIE? When are they most likely to occur?KARL MARXWhy was conflict important to Karl Marx?What are some of the arguments against Marxs ideas?MAX WEBERUsing the term VERSTEHEN, explain Webers thoughts and ideas on value-free research.EARLY THINKERSAUGUST COMPTEDescribe Comptes philosophy of POSITIVISM. (Include its two dimensions)Positivism: a belief that the world can best be understood through scientific theory.Dimension 1: Methodological- the application of scientific knowledge to both physical and social phenomenaDimension 2: Social and Political- the use of such knowledge to predict the likely results of different policies so that the best one could be chosenDescribe Comptes LAW OF THREE STAGES:Human thinking and knowledge pass through several stages as societies evolve fr

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