Sociology And Society

  • Question 1
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    What was Spencer's view on the evolution of Society ?

    Solution
    Spencer's theory of social evolution holds that all societies change from simple to complex through natural processes. This led him to appose all forms of governmental control of social life.

    Due to the logical similarities with Darwin's Theory of Evolution, Herbert Spencer's views on evolution of societies were known as social Darwinism.

    Question 2
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    Scientific Studies of society and social groups began in which century?

    Solution
    Nineteenth Century
    Question 3
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    Name the Father of Sociology

    Solution
    Auguste Comte
    Question 4
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    What does Sociologist try to ensure when he has to think like a scientist?

    Solution
    As a scientist, the sociologist  ensures that he reamins objective and controls his/her personal preferences and prejudices to understand clearly rather than to judge normatively.

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