Social theory (2009/2010)

Course code
4S02138
Name of lecturer
Lorenzo Migliorati
Coordinator
Lorenzo Migliorati
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Feb 22, 2010 al Jun 5, 2010.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

The course aims to introduce the basic concepts of sociology to understand the reality of society. Particular attention will be paid to the analysis of some classical authors and their approaches to discipline. At the end of the course, students will be able to know the problems posed by social theory in the history and the various solutions proposed.

Syllabus

The lectures will be dedicated to the analysis of some classical approaches to society:

- Durkheim and the Social as a sui generis reality;
- Weber and the categories of “Understanding sociology”;
- Berger e Luckmann: the phenomenological perspective.

Assessment methods and criteria

The examination will be oral