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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mobolaji Arogundade on Wednesday January 27, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SOCI 1311 at University of Texas at Arlington taught by Dr. Dorothy Kalanzi in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 110 views.
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Intro to Sociology (All the highlighted items will be on the exam) The sociological perspective Sociology is one of the youngest disciplines Created in the 1890’s Founded on these social forces (Industrialization, Migration & Urbanization Earlier Greek philosopher’s studies society but focused on a utopian society August Comte- Father of Sociology He wanted to study and focused on the current society Comte Theory of Social Development 1. Theological Stage Primitive Society; the mentality of the population was to look to a supernatural being for the answers to their problems 2. Metaphysical Stage People started to look to science to answer their problems even though they still believed in the divine 3. Positivism Stage People believed that ALL problems could be solved by science The Sociological Perspective This was a unique way to view society and the benefits are it helps us to assess the truth out of common sense & helps us to be active members in our society
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