The New Sociological Imagination
C. Wright Mills' classic The Sociological Imagination has inspired generations of students to study Sociology. However, the book is nearly half a century old. What would a book address, aiming to attract and inform students in the 21st century? This is the task that Steve Fuller sets himself in this major new invitation to study Sociology.
" critically examines the history of the social sciences to discover what the key contributions of Sociology have been and how relevant they remain
" demonstrates how biological and sociological themes have been intertwined from the beginning of both disciplines, from the 19th century to the present day
" covers virtually all of sociology's classic theorists and themes
" provides a glossary of key thinkers and concepts.
This book sets the agenda for imagining Sociology in the 21st century and will attract students and professionals alike.
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Singer : the struggle over struggles Theorist Francis Fukuyama Peter Singer The
point of it all The uniquely human The pan - species struggle for recognition
struggle for survival Political tradition Plato to Hegel Hobbes to Darwin Why
The world of Capital is much better endowed than that of Leviathan , even though
the struggle for survival features in both . ... classical political economy , Marx
integrates the struggles subsequently divided up between Singer and Fukuyama
wy The Coming World - Historic Struggle in Science and Religion Table 11 . 1
Worldview Metaphysics The two great scientific - religious world - views
Anthropic Karmic Theology Humans Evolution Culture Ethics Justice Reality is co
- human ...
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