from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of sociological;
  • of sociology.


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  • I'm sure Levitt respects the humanity of prostitues but he is not a sociol worker so it doesn't come through in his writing.

    What do asshole economists and rice have in common? - Feministing

  • En 1913, dedicado ya exclusivamente a escribir, publica Belloc The Servile State El Estado servil, estudio político-sociológico en el que tras advertir los males a que ha conducido en la sociedad contemporánea el agotamiento del principio distributivo de raíz cristiana, predice una caída en un nuevo estado servil a menos que se revivifique la antigua y subyacente concepción religiosa.

    Hilaire Belloc

  • John Brockman é conhecido pelo seu papel na formação de uma ponte entre o pensamento científico e o pensamento filosófico-sociológico, defendendo aquilo a que chama de uma terceira cultura, num reconhecimento das capacidades especulativas daqueles a que estamos mais habituados a ver como representantes do rigor e exactidão.

    Ideias Impossíveis

  • A world without clearly defined sociol/economical hiearchy makes things entirely too confusing.

    MPAA p2p ’settlement’

  • Taken together, the two propositions show that sociol - ogy is the last discipline to reach the positive or scien - tific stage; and Comte's specific historical analysis indi - cated that this development, which would constitute the climax of the evolution of the human mind, was imminent, biology having recently reached the positive stage.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • None or almost none of Comte's specific notions about the past have withstood critical scrutiny, but his conception on the one hand of sociol - ogy as a unifying and normative discipline, and his insistent emphasis on the other hand on the history of science and of scientific thought, have been enor - mously fruitful well into the twentieth century.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The con - version of the last and highest of the sciences, sociol - ogy, into a positive discipline did not yet overcome the separateness of the six sciences and therefore could not yet yield the synthesis of all the positive sciences which would establish positivism as a total system, as

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • He believed that criticism must focus on the work of literature itself and must distinguish the study of literature from biography, psychology, sociol - ogy, and other disciplines.


  • The novelty he introduced lay in the fusion of what was later termed “economics” with “sociol - ogy” and “history.”

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Although Marx never employed the term “sociol - ogy” (possibly because he held Comte's work in low esteem), it has become customary to treat the approach briefly sketched out in the 1859 Preface, and exten - sively developed in Capital (1867), as a sociological doctrine analogous to that of Comte.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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