Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
SLS 325 Social Thought
(Also SOC 325)
4 hours; 4 credits
Analysis of key trends in social theory from ancient times to the present. Includes the study of thought concerning the early organization of human society, the development of agricultural and feudal societies, the effects of industrialization and the modern age, and the already-significant impacts of the computer age and the Internet. The course is especially concerned with major social questions in science, philosophy, urbanism, and political economy. Emphasis on reading and discussing original sources.
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