Name: importance of theories and to enlighten their work.

Jona Mae C. Dulay                                                                
Prof. Gerry Villano

Subject:  Socio 118

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1.    What distinguishes sociology from
other sciences?

 Answer: The sociology is the sciences of
society and the social interaction taking place it focuses attention on all
kind of social interaction, social act, social relationship, social
organization, social structure and processess. ( Author: Isabel S. Panopio,
felicidad V. Cordero, et al :1977, P 2). Distinguishe sociology form other
sciences for me as a sociology student I distinguish it defferently compared to
the other sciences because sociology can study in all aspect of social life
espicially in the society. In other sciences they focus on one field and the
spicific social sciences. Unlike sociology it studied general problems of
society and also it help to understand the social institution or interaction in
the society.

2.    The precursor of modern social science
still important?

 Answer: for me yes it is still important
because in modern social science it is very unique and very interesting to
ditermine the precursor of modern era. And how they influence the social modern
in todays modernity.

3.    Why is it enlightening to make ones
implicit theories explicit.

 Answer: Is it enlightening to make one
implicit theories explicit the main advantage of analysis it to provides a
common groud for the use of the IMPLICIT and EXPLICIT distinction in the
different field of investigation. (Schacters, 1987) ” Implicit memory is
revealed when previous experciences facilitate perfomance on task thus not
require consious or intensional recollection of those experiences, Explicit
memory is revealed when performance on a task require consious recollection on
previous experiences”. ( Author: Zoltan Dienes, joseph perner.1999)

4.    Why can classical sociological theory
be important to contemporary social scientists.

Answer: classical sociological theory
” are important not only historically but also because they are living
document with contemporary relevance to both modern theories and todays social
world”. It is very important not only in the scientists but also to the
thinkers who make an effort to discover and shared thier work on the importance
of theories and to enlighten their work. “To inspire modern

5.    What is the relationship between
religious and scientific knowledge according to comte?

Answer: Auguste Comte (1798-1857), the
French philosopher who formulated Positivism, moved from his radically
empiricist philosophy to his Religion of Humanity with its catechism and rules.
Many Christian authors took him to be an atheist, something easy to understand
since he considers theoological explanations of natural phenomena the most
primitive form of human thought, which humanity is destined to outgrow. He
deemed all real knowledge of a commencement inaccessible to us, and the inquiry
into it an overpassing of the essential limits of our mental faculties.
Victorian Web Home —> Religion —> Philosophy “Comte
epistimological argument was consist with that of his naturalist predecessors,
that is scientific knowledge about the real world comes from empirical

6.    What was comte main motive to write
his classical book ” The course on the positive


Answer: August comte in (1798-1857),
is regard as one of the founder of modern sociology. his main motive to write
his classical book on the course on the possitve philosophy. “He explains
how societies evolve in accordance with natural law. And the three stages
discussed here the theological military, the metaphysical- transitional and the
scientific industrial, he also argues progress according to the law of social
development”.( Agust comte course de philosophie positive, Trans. Paul
descours and H.G Jones, 1905). This book helps to explain and better
understanding about the natural law of social development. August Comte also
explain three stages of theological focus on scientific knowledge.