Selected Topics in the History of Sociological Thought SA 849 (5)
Examines the classical tradition of sociological thought, represented in the writings of a range of early leading theorists such as Karl Marx, Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, Georg Simmel and/or George Herbert Mead. Will also include a review of the writings and influence of thinkers such as Montesquieu, Rousseau, Descartes, Spinoza, Bacon, Hobbes, and/or Locke. Required course for MA and PhD students in Sociology. Students from other departments and faculties may enrol with permission of instructor. Offered each fall term.