Origin of Sociology
Auguste Comte, a French thinker, laid the foundation of the academic discipline known as sociology.
- Sociology is a social science that uses various methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a body of knowledge about social order, acceptance, and change or social evolution.
- Sociology is the study of human behavior, their relation with other people, patterns of reactions.
- It is a study which manages to study social changes and investigates every aspect of human behavior.
- It is the basic fundamental study of ancient, medieval and categories of sociology. Hence sociology contains many branches which a sociologist needs to understand.