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Classical Social Theory

This seminar will introduce students to the classical sociological tradition. The class will focus on selected thinkers, themes, theories and/or theoretical perspectives related to classical sociological theory. In past years, the focus of the class has been on such classical sociological theorists as Marx, Weber, and Durkheim. The specific choice of readings, theories and theorists covered and the framing of the class will depend on the instructor.

SOCIOL 750

Classical Social Theory

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Fall Offered?: Yes

This seminar will introduce students to the classical sociological tradition. The class will focus on selected thinkers, themes, theories and/or theoretical perspectives related to classical sociological theory. In past years, the focus of the class has been on such classical sociological theorists as Marx, Weber, and Durkheim. The specific choice of readings, theories and theorists covered and the framing of the class will depend on the instructor.


Cyril Levitt

Professor