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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCI 1127
Professor
K.Mazri
Semester
Summer

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Georg Simmel: 1858-1918 German ‘a modern man’ inherited a huge fortune Doctorate in philosophy Professor of Philosophy at the University of Berlin Influences: Darwin and Spencer: Differentiation Didn’t agree with survival of the fittest- Agreed with Spencer’s idea that societies evolve from simple to more complex- through population growth Social Darwinism, main idea: survival of the fittest, justification for colonialism Europe: complex societies, urban/industrial during 1800-1900 colonization(top) Simple societies: traditional, small scale, going backwards (bottom) Kant: How is nature possible? Only though a representation of nature Relativistic- no such thing as true knowledge; knowledge always mediated Through certain mental categories/givens Simmel: How is society possible? Webs of patterned social interactions: group =
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