21A.750J / STS.250J Social Theory and Analysis, Fall 2004
Author(s)Fischer, Michael M.J.
Social Theory and Analysis
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This course presents a survey of social theory from the 19th century to the present. The focus is on (a) the social grounds from which the theory arises; (b) the utility and limitations of older theories for current conditions; (c) the creation of new theory out of contemporary conditions; (d) sciences and technologies as the infrastructures upon which social institutions depend, are shaped, and shape.
Social Theory, Social Theory, 21A.750J, 21A.750, STS.250J, STS.250