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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC231H5
Professor
Zaheer Baber
Semester
Fall

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Key Concepts Ideas The Enlightenment Positivism Dialectics Dialectical Perspective Alienation I. The Social and Intellectual Context Sociology: An intellectual response to a crisis 17-18th century Europe and the world, a series of ongoing crises The world turned upside down The Scientific Revolution Industrial RevolutionCapitalism: 1750s 1776: The American Revolution 1789- The French Revolution Colonialism, the Anti-Slave Revolution in Haiti (a) the discovery of Society distinct from nature (b) the individual-society relationship (c) the discovery of social change Social institutions are neither natural nor divine, but humanly created entities; can be transformed through social action II. The Enlightenment 18th Century Intellectual and social movement To shed light of REASON on society Newtonian scientific method to understand society: application of REASON www.notesolution.com
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