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Modern Social Theory

An Introduction

by Austin Harrington

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages410
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Open LibraryOL7404017M
ISBN 100199255709
ISBN 109780199255702

SOCY Foundations of Modern Social Theory. Lecture 1 - Introduction Overview. Professor Szelényi introduces the course to the students. Then he introduces each social thinker we will cover in the course: Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Weber, and Durkheim. He provides an overview. Social theory has undergone dramatic changes over the past fifteen years. The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive survey of those changes, and an authoritative statement on current trends of development in social thought. The contents of the book range in a systematic way across the major traditions of social theory prominent today.

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When “Foundations of Modern Social Theory” was recorded for Open Yale Courses, he was William Graham Sumner Professor of Sociology and Professor of Political Science at Yale.

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