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.
Classical Sociological TheoryUniversity of Amsterdam
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Session 1: Classical Sociological Theory - An Introduction
Session 2: Bernard Mandeville (1670-1733) and Adam Smith (1723-1790)
Session 3: Auguste Comte (1798-1857)
Session 4: Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CLASSICAL SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY
I found it very informative . the course is so captivating that it hold the reader till the end . I hope to enroll more to such courses in future . Waiting for the module on modern sociologists.
Great course, absolutely loved the teacher and his passion and how he explains difficult notions with so much ease. I would definitely recommend this course, it is a great first look into sociology.
Very interesting course with a good teachers. enjoyed the video's, not too long but a good indepth session on the topic. wondering if the Modern Sociological Theory MooC will be as good as this one
I will enlist Prof. Bart van Heerikhuizen as one of the best professors who ever taught me. I really loved listening to him. This course helped me to develop an intense interest in sociology.
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