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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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2 horas para completar

Session 1: Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction

In this session the field of classical sociological theory will be introduced. It explains the historical roots of sociology. It shows you why classical sociological theories are still important in modern societies and it explains the Aims and Claims of this Course. ...
8 videos (Total 45 minutos), 3 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
1.2 Implicit Theories in Everyday Life5m
1.3 What is Sociological Theory?4m
1.4 Founding Fathers5m
1.5 Sociology in the Modern Industrial Age5m
1.6 Linking Classical to Contemporary Theories6m
1.7 The Sociological Theoretical Field6m
1.8 Aims and Claims of this Course5m
3 lecturas
Welcome note10m
Transcripts10m
Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction20m
Semana
2
1 hora para completar

Session 2: Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)

This session explains the work of Adam Smith. It shows you how a poem written by Bernard Mandeville inspired Adam Smith. Adam Smith's theory shines light on the consequences of industrialization. You will learn what the consequences are of the Division of Labour....
7 videos (Total 44 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
2.2 The Invisible Hand6m
2.3 The Division of Labour5m
2.4 The Wealth of Nations6m
2.5 Exchange and Self-interest5m
2.6 Social Stratification6m
2.7 The Importance of Adam Smith6m
1 lectura
Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)20m
Semana
3
1 hora para completar

Session 3: Auguste Comte (1798-1857)

This session will cover the author of the word “sociology”, August Comte. He often engaged in theorizing the social world in order to attempt to discover invariant laws. Terms like “positivism”, “the law of the three stages” and “Functionalism” are prominent topics in this session. Comte believed that positivism could both advance science (theory) and change the ways people live their lives (practice)....
8 videos (Total 48 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
3.2 The Law of the Three Stages of the Human Mind7m
3.3 Sociology as a Means to Establish Social Harmony5m
3.4 The Law of the Classification of Sciences6m
3.5 Religious Thought as Starting Point5m
3.6 Comte’s Religion of Humanity6m
3.7 Early Functionalism5m
3.8 The Importance of Auguste Comte5m
1 lectura
Auguste Comte (1798-1857)10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Auguste Comte (1798-1857)24m
Semana
4
1 hora para completar

Session 4: Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)

Tocqueville’s works shaped 19th-century discussions of liberalism and equality, and were rediscovered in the 20th century as sociologists debated the causes and cures of tyranny and revolutions. His famous work “Democracy in America” remains widely read and even more widely quoted. This session will cover Tocqueville’s most important ideas....
8 videos (Total 48 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
4.2 An Aristocratic Perspective6m
4.3 On Democratisation6m
4.4 The Dominance of the Middle-Class5m
4.5 The Dangers of Centralisation5m
4.6 Grassroots Politics as the Heart of Democracy6m
4.7 ‘Revolutions Will Become Rare’5m
4.8 Tocqueville’s Predictions5m
1 lectura
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)10m
1 ejercicio de práctica
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)24m
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por SSJan 7th 2019

Simple,neat and interesting way of explaining the content. Didn't get bored. Good refreshment if you already know the stuff and good introduction if you are new to sociology. Professor is really nice.

por HPOct 29th 2018

This is a course which helps you understand the origin of Sociology. The content of this course includes all the sociologists who played a great role, also the lectures are delivered in a superb way.

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Bart van Heerikhuizen

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Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Acerca de Universidad de Ámsterdam

A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. Today, with more than 30,000 students, 5,000 staff and 285 study programmes (Bachelor's and Master's), many of which are taught in English, and a budget of more than 600 million euros, it is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. It is a member of the League of European Research Universities and also maintains intensive contact with other leading research universities around the world....

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