Study Guides (238,408)
Canada (115,131)
York University (9,811)
Sociology (180)
SOCI 2060 (7)

Sociology 2060 Quiz 1 Review2.docx

2 Pages
Unlock Document

York University
SOCI 2060
David Toews

Sociology 2060 Quiz 1 Review Language  Problems: Ambiguity - Philosophers saw it as a weakness  Early 1900s science was the way the world was shaped, high optimism  Philosophers aided scientists with Language in science  Language shapes out forms of life, that are social - common sense communication  Wittgenstein - used reverse language - strengths of lang. over weaknesses - perception (lion) Herbert Mead  Symbols separate humans from aminals  Symbols is social communication  Founder of SI Pragmatism  Practical, matter of fact approach in dealing with problems/soltuions  Idea of knowledge and truth (epistemology) Naturalism  To study what is observed  Evolution vital in Mead’s theory - natural selection - humans have the quality to think ~ is a social process Behaviorism  Study of social life is the study of behavior  Shaped by stimulus and response Social Interactionism  Respond to meanings of things, over the actual object - cat dies  Interaction shapes meanings, imply use of symbols Names  Establish labels/meanings - shaped based on reaction Consequences of Symbols  Creativity of beings  Immer
More Less

Related notes for SOCI 2060

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.