Sociology And Society

  • Question

    Write a short note on the ‘Efforts made by humans to understand the world in ancient and modern time. 


    (i) Man is eager to know his past as well as the world around him. People in ancient times attempted to understand the world around them. Their explanations, however, were not based on observations, but were mixed with magic and superstition as well. It was, however, a meta physical explanation.

    (ii) To satisfy their basic eagernes about the universe, the humans developed science in due course of time systematic methods were employed to understand the natural world.

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