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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Classical Sociological Theory by University of Amsterdam

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About the Course

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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Jan 6, 2019

Simple,neat and interesting way of explaining the content. Didn't get bored. Good refreshment if you already know the stuff and good introduction if you are new to sociology. Professor is really nice.

Oct 28, 2018

This is a course which helps you understand the origin of Sociology. The content of this course includes all the sociologists who played a great role, also the lectures are delivered in a superb way.

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By Tamar M

Apr 20, 2017

i personaly feel its too general, on the surface. i would rther know more on fewer sociologist.

By Luka P

Sep 13, 2015

Interesting insight in my favorite subject. A bit simple compared with my college classes

By Diego C C

Jun 29, 2020

The treatment of Comte is overrated, while the importance of Marx is underrated

By Roldan, P L T

Sep 19, 2020

The conversational language made me feel like I'm learning in the classroom.


Feb 9, 2020

It was very instructive. But lessons could have been longer and detailed.

By pranayaggarwal01

Aug 23, 2020

Well structured course, competent faculty, explained in simple language.

By T. W t

Apr 6, 2021

Interesting course. Excellent professor with great teaching ability.

By Abir H C

May 31, 2020

Doesn't go that deep. Just helps you to improve your reading ability

By Gloria M G R

Jan 22, 2017

The course was great, though the final exam was a little too much.

By Joy S

Nov 21, 2018

Thourough grounding in the subject. Tough final test.

By Kevin C

Aug 8, 2019

Very compelling, but could be a bit more rigorous.

By Magret C

Sep 12, 2020

thank you soo much, this experience was amazing


Sep 13, 2020

It was a good experience and understood a lot.

By Jose R N D

Sep 29, 2017

Great course! fully recommended for beginners.

By dhanesh m

Mar 26, 2021

good for beginning with these classical texts

By Ana E V C

Jan 28, 2016

A great insight on the classical sociologists

By jhoan j a p

Apr 13, 2019

lastima que tenga traducciones limitadas


Jul 28, 2020

Awesome and the lectures are so clear.

By Samuele B

Aug 17, 2020

Interesting course, well laid-out.

By Chris M

Jun 1, 2020

Amazing and passionate professor!

By biswajit b

Jul 15, 2019

Its really helpful us

By Aniek M

Jun 9, 2016

Interesting course :)

By Chinedu C U

Jul 12, 2020

An insightful course

By Daniel V

Aug 21, 2015

Great profesor

By Dr S R

Jul 18, 2019

awesome notes