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This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) will offer the participants an introduction into the most important classical sociological readings between the 18th and 20th century. Highly influential social science scholars, such as Karl Marx, Max Weber and Emile Durkheim, will be discussed during 8 sessions. Combined with small tests, based on the video’s and recommended readings, the participants will be encouraged to dive deeply into the complex texts and get familiar with classical sociological concepts that are still very relevant today....
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完成时间为 2 小时

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. ...
Reading
8 个视频(共 45 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video8 个视频
1.2 Implicit Theories in Everyday Life5分钟
1.3 What is Sociological Theory?4分钟
1.4 Founding Fathers5分钟
1.5 Sociology in the Modern Industrial Age5分钟
1.6 Linking Classical to Contemporary Theories6分钟
1.7 The Sociological Theoretical Field6分钟
1.8 Aims and Claims of this Course5分钟
Reading3 个阅读材料
Welcome note10分钟
Transcripts10分钟
Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction20分钟

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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....
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7 个视频(共 44 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video7 个视频
2.2 The Invisible Hand6分钟
2.3 The Division of Labour5分钟
2.4 The Wealth of Nations6分钟
2.5 Exchange and Self-interest5分钟
2.6 Social Stratification6分钟
2.7 The Importance of Adam Smith6分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)20分钟

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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)....
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8 个视频(共 48 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video8 个视频
3.2 The Law of the Three Stages of the Human Mind7分钟
3.3 Sociology as a Means to Establish Social Harmony5分钟
3.4 The Law of the Classification of Sciences6分钟
3.5 Religious Thought as Starting Point5分钟
3.6 Comte’s Religion of Humanity6分钟
3.7 Early Functionalism5分钟
3.8 The Importance of Auguste Comte5分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Auguste Comte (1798-1857)10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Auguste Comte (1798-1857)24分钟

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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....
Reading
8 个视频(共 48 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video8 个视频
4.2 An Aristocratic Perspective6分钟
4.3 On Democratisation6分钟
4.4 The Dominance of the Middle-Class5分钟
4.5 The Dangers of Centralisation5分钟
4.6 Grassroots Politics as the Heart of Democracy6分钟
4.7 ‘Revolutions Will Become Rare’5分钟
4.8 Tocqueville’s Predictions5分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)24分钟
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创建者 EBFeb 15th 2018

Great course, absolutely loved the teacher and his passion and how he explains difficult notions with so much ease. I would definitely recommend this course, it is a great first look into sociology.

创建者 NKSep 13th 2017

I found it very informative . the course is so captivating that it hold the reader till the end . I hope to enroll more to such courses in future . Waiting for the module on modern sociologists.

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Bart van Heerikhuizen

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Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

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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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