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This is a free online course offered by the Saylor Foundation.'Sociology is the scientific study of society and closely examines human interactions and cultural phenomena, including topics like inequality and urbanization, and their effects on groups and individuals. To do their work, sociologists rely on a philosophy of science called positivism, which you will study in Unit 1. The philosophy of positivism asserts that authentic knowledge, or truth, can only be gained through empirical... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: February 07, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 07, 2013
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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