Tag: sociology

17 Can we tell whether human groups or societies are behaving as superorganisms? 2012-12-11T02:33:25.410

14 If everything is theory laden, how can one argue against climate change deniers? 2016-07-13T00:08:02.797

13 What is the practical usefulness of post-modernist sociology à la Foucault, e.g. of the insight that "insanity is merely a label applied by society"? 2011-06-11T03:05:55.603

12 Is there a modern, secular argument for the soul? 2014-06-12T01:01:57.997

10 What makes moral realism so popular a standpoint? 2018-06-28T20:51:10.670

9 Which if any contemporary philosophers have written about the potential negative effects of "reverse" discrimination? 2011-07-04T05:09:19.857

9 What is the difference between Functionalism and Structural-Functionalism? 2012-01-06T23:09:05.920

9 Has anyone suggested a modern substitute for mythology? 2015-12-15T01:22:04.223

8 Can religion be considered obsolete? 2015-10-24T17:57:10.630

7 What are "entanglements" in "feminist philosophy"? 2015-01-18T02:24:33.020

6 If there is progress in philosophy, Why is there no philosophers or thinkers as important today as in the past? 2013-04-14T12:50:31.830

6 Weber and Marx - Modern Culture and Dominant Culture 2013-10-06T19:32:09.260

6 Is it moral to lie to the populace for their own good? 2013-10-18T15:41:31.933

6 Reading material about gender studies/feminism 2013-12-07T18:29:36.393

6 Is there still any philosopher who supports the incompatibility thesis in the social sciences? 2015-04-05T15:06:03.177

6 Gender roles - do they matter? 2017-04-12T14:04:35.127

5 Which writers might offer critical readings of Luhmann? 2012-02-04T17:35:42.410

5 Is science a social process, rather than a method for finding the truth? 2013-07-12T06:43:22.423

4 Are your actions for every type of determinism determined before your birth? 2013-05-19T14:10:39.410

4 Can society exist without hierarchy? 2013-09-05T20:34:18.573

4 How did Bourdieu interpret the word 'class'? 2014-08-08T17:16:45.083

3 Why do so many people persist on using classifications with no bases in reality whatsoever? 2013-11-02T23:18:18.667

3 Is Fatherhood among humans really natural? 2015-06-04T11:02:23.160

3 What are the philosophical roots of the current American parenting style? 2016-01-09T21:09:34.617

3 If I say that a stereotype conditions people to act in a certain way, isn't that an stereotype in itself? 2017-10-09T16:17:30.037

3 Is philosophy considered mainly as ethics in modern society (mainly in the public perception)? 2018-04-01T06:57:55.297

3 Is there a fundamental difference between hypothetical explanations in sociology and natural sciences? 2018-10-31T20:30:54.007

3 Does collectivism actually exist? 2019-03-23T10:17:53.873

3 What's the importance that Marx gives to the Class Struggle for the devolopment of societies? 2020-07-22T00:30:11.690

2 What is the intrinsic difference between freedom of speech and freedom of deeds? 2012-09-28T05:02:12.393

2 Which philosophers talk about social power structures? 2013-04-04T10:38:31.427

2 Who owns the means of production? 2014-08-24T20:11:44.770

2 What is the philosophy of terrorism? 2015-11-15T00:42:24.387

2 Assistance in interpreting this excerpt concerning political philosophy 2016-04-22T04:07:18.580

2 What does Baudrillard mean by "The end of the Social"? 2016-08-25T02:04:14.783

2 Can a society with an arbitrary social rule be moral? 2017-01-24T15:05:24.993

2 What are the reasons for taboos in a society? 2017-04-03T22:11:50.353

2 How can philosophy and soc. sci. avoid idealism, which seems so prevalent? 2018-05-06T08:57:06.757

2 Was Bourdieu's 'Ökonomisches Kapital, kulturelles Kapital, soziales Kapital' written originally in German? 2018-05-09T19:18:04.180

2 Is the confusion about philosophy's place in the academia a result of the analytic movement? 2018-06-26T05:16:32.417

2 Do you know any Medieval philosophers, who have writings on the problem of anomie? 2019-01-01T09:39:53.490

2 Hegel's Master Slave dialectic 2019-08-13T07:42:02.837

2 What characteristics are generally considered traits for perfection? 2019-08-27T01:38:38.570

2 Current academics exponents of (classical) liberalism 2020-02-25T19:45:19.170

2 Max Weber's "Gesinnungsethik" definition 2020-07-27T21:25:03.303

2 Does the requirement to use preferred gender pronous preclude the participation of people whose faith teaches that gender cannot be changed? 2020-10-12T17:57:56.500

1 What is virginity from a philosophical perspective? 2012-11-17T08:26:13.537

1 Philosophy of Synergy and Collaboration 2014-03-30T01:51:57.783

1 Why is always spoken of a 'game' in sociologic subjects? 2014-05-25T16:31:32.333

1 Is (are) there a civic religion(s) in Western Europe? 2014-07-14T07:06:25.200

1 How do Modernity and Progress relate to one another? 2015-01-02T18:19:21.490

1 If the atoms of a person's body change every x number of years, should the person be prosecuted today for a crime that he/she committed x years ago? 2015-03-15T17:36:16.537

1 a relationship with the other 2016-03-08T12:59:25.677

1 Explanation behind the 'human' reaction to 'terrorism' 2017-05-24T20:56:40.567

1 How do we select protected attributes? 2017-05-29T19:00:52.053

1 Are Laws crafted around personal/individual beliefs ethical? 2017-06-29T11:02:10.803

1 Functionalism, its key concepts and social phenomena 2018-04-07T21:45:22.077

1 Can class, status and power exist independently? 2018-05-13T06:27:16.303

1 Would we choose to become psychopaths if we could? 2018-11-19T15:20:48.527

1 Which kinds of academic revolutions has philosophy of science indentified so far and when? 2019-03-27T21:51:26.240

1 In Hegelian Dialectic is an antithesis ever a shift in the status quo, or only an opposition to the status quo? 2019-08-08T19:10:18.493

1 Language and Sociology 2019-09-26T15:59:54.087

1 What is it when someone from some group (ethnic, religious, disability, etc.) can automatically talk for others from it? 2019-10-13T13:10:30.480

1 What does it mean to say that physics is a 'masculine' subject (in the West) and not in Palestine? 2019-11-14T15:32:39.767

1 Why are organisations more tolerant about members' alleged misconduct than the rest of society? 2019-12-24T14:40:50.787

0 What are prominent pro-war 20th century philosphers? 2013-06-06T08:40:12.167

0 Does culture both reflect and create society? 2016-09-19T11:41:00.247

0 Why do famous people become famous? 2017-07-21T18:41:24.473

0 What are some discussions on the state of prison rehabilitation in the UK and globally? 2017-11-03T20:57:40.517

0 Authors on the philosophical impact of the discovery of an Extraterrestrial civilization 2018-05-28T08:21:50.443

0 Authors on wars making societies evolve 2018-11-02T09:22:59.260

0 Authors on leaders, leadership, and the crave for power 2018-11-08T11:37:29.870

0 Authors who think war and violence are part of the American culture and economy 2018-11-20T11:58:33.860

0 What does ‘Disinterestedness’ mean in the context of Mertonian norms? 2019-01-05T09:26:19.710

0 What is the theory called where a person has different behaviors according to the person in front of her? 2019-08-09T13:31:58.327

0 Authors on Social Evolution, Personal Liberties and Corruption 2019-09-03T06:45:57.470

0 What are the main sources of the social constructivist view in the philosophy of science? 2019-09-21T10:21:03.910

0 I'm trying to identify a rhetorical device 2019-12-25T03:07:12.250

0 What's the term for legitimisation of previously socially-unacceptable behaviour by volume of transgression? 2020-02-04T11:57:10.433

0 Under what conditions is work alienated? 2020-07-21T02:20:29.080

0 Question about Marx´s book (German Ideology) 2020-07-21T18:13:31.560

0 Are there any philosophical works on the social meta hierarchies created by technology(the emergence of the internet)? 2020-09-21T23:49:25.717

0 How is Society shaped? 2021-02-10T10:57:05.077

0 Can a subculture be appropriated? 2021-02-19T02:46:22.097

0 Georg Simmel and The problem of sociology 2021-02-24T13:38:25.587

0 Pre-theoretic beliefs about non-existence 2021-02-26T22:00:13.920

-1 Is "class culture" an artificial construct or does it have "natural" motivation? 2018-12-07T00:34:34.743

-1 Is stoicism still relevant in modern world? 2020-08-29T04:42:28.470

-1 What relationship should we have with people in power? 2020-11-30T22:18:26.573

-3 In a way, isn't everyone biased somehow? 2015-01-07T21:36:42.820

-4 How is it possible that so many people get together, get married, have kids and *then* divorce and break up? 2020-02-19T22:28:43.583