Scholars such as Comte and Karl Marx are credited with their open and clear views on sociological theories. The two of them, are considered the fathers of sociology because of their epistemology and positivism views of sociology. After their deaths, some sociologists tried to dismiss their theories while others modify their theories.
The analytical essay will try to discuss the novel ‘America’ by John Debrizz and how those theories are explained a text book ‘classical sociological theories’ by J.A. Scimeca & Goodwin G.A. (2003). It will discuss the concepts, agreement and disagreement on these concepts by various scholars (Scimeca and Godwin 14).
The book Classical Sociogical Theory by J. Scimeca and G. Godwin discusses various views from different scholars such as Karl Marx, Comte among other scholars. He discusses a wide are of sociology and their genesis. He offers a biography of each scholar in the book and their work, assumptions and concepts arises. The essay will discuss the concept of social science, knowledge, feminist grounds, pragmatists and the promise of sociology. The essay will also attempt to show the application of sociological concepts in the novel America by John Debrizz.These concepts will also be accompanied by examples in the novel for clarity on their application in the society.
Social science has always been an interesting topic. It is revealed in the novel America by John DeBrizzi. Most scholars argue that social science is a combination of social and scientific methods. Social, in Aristolean model, was viewed as an entity that is found within the human body. The entity observes what is going on in the world as a spectator and forms a picture of the world. The perceived picture of the world is seen as experience (Scimeca and Godwin 17). Science was pioneered by Newton and other scientists. Science, in Aristolean model, was deemed as the observation process