Sociology and Social Theory|
Through close reading, discussion and active interpretation, the course will critically examine the basic writings of classical and contemporary social theorists who have influenced the practice of sociology.
Ethical Reasoning, Writing
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: SOC151 OR SOC152
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CSCT)(SISP-Soc Conc)(SOC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Karl Marx, CAPITAL
Friedrich Nietzsche, ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS
Sigmund Freud, THREE ESSAYS ON THE THEORY OF SEXUALITY
George Simmel, THE CONFLICT IN MODERN CULTURE
Max Weber, THE PROTESTANT ETHIC AND THE SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM
Emile Durkheim, THE ELEMENTARY FORMS OF RELIGIOUS LIFE
Contemporary Theory Selections from Charles Lemert, ed., SOCIAL THEORY
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly Reading Journals, three essays, full participation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students must have had SOC 151 to enroll in this course. This course is open to majors only.
|Instructor(s): Cutler,Jonathan Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 20||SR major: 0||JR major: 20|| || |
|Seats Available: -3||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: 0||FR: X|