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SOAN*2112 Classical Theory Lecture Note

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Sociology and Anthropology
SOAN 2112
Linda Hunter

Wed Jan 1111New social unity has to rest on new unity on the realm of thought new intellectual principlesHuman knowledge passes through stagesexplained in readingtheological metaphysical to scientificStudy of human conduct has to become a positivist science social physiology Can follow laws in the same way that scientific phenomena doesReplace religious dogma with scientific knowledge need new international scientific elite Has to fulfill function of religion on the old order thorugh positivismapplication of sceitnific principles to all natural nd human phenomena no more mysterious causesPostrevolutionary society can regain unity with new scientific elite to replace spiritual authority of the church science is the main force Elits are superceded Sees class division as continuingelitist Those with money are going to align themselves iwth the most enlightened group will bring about a stable social order with control regained in society Conservative sidewanted to preserve society as it was but didnt seek return to life as it had beenwanted positivismRadical sidewanted socialist reforms centralized planning of an economic system Saw capitalists superceding feudal nobility but working class cant actually replace themWorked on organis ateuroutlined in Zietlan plan for industrial planning body with
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