SOCY 151 - Lecture 25 - Durkheim and Social Facts

Lecture 25 - Durkheim and Social Facts

Overview

Durkheim understood life sciences as divided into three branches: biology, which is interested in the body, psychology, which deals with the personality, and sociology, which deals with collective representations. In The Rules of Sociological Method, Durkheim attempted to provide methodological rules and guidance for establishing social facts and how they are related to one another.

Assignment

Durkheim, The Rules of Sociological Method, pp. 1-140.

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