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Question 1: An emphasis on ________ and the scientific method was sought to provide an incontestable foundation for any sociological claims or findings, and to distinguish sociology from less empirical fields such as philosophy.
Willard Van Orman QuineEmpiricismInductive reasoningAristotle

Question 2: Sociological reasoning may be traced back at least as far as the ________ (cf.
Ancient GreeceAlexander the GreatClassical antiquityRoman Greece

Question 3: In the early 20th century, sociology expanded in the ________, including developments in both macrosociology, concerned with the evolution of societies, and microsociology, concerned with everyday human social interactions.
CanadaUnited StatesAlaskaPhilippines

Question 4: ________' remark: "If horses would adore gods, these gods would resemble horses").

Question 5: In the 1960s and 1970s so-called ________ and postmodernist theory, drawing upon structuralism and phenomenology as much as classical social science, made a considerable impact on frames of sociological enquiry.
Continental philosophyGilles DeleuzeArthur SchopenhauerPost-structuralism

Question 6: ________'s Selections from the Prison Notebooks [1929-1935] was finally published in English during the early 1970s.
Antonio GramsciPrimo LeviItalo CalvinoPier Paolo Pasolini

Question 7: In the 1980s, theorists outside of France tended to focus on globalization, ________, and reflexivity in terms of a 'second' phase of modernity, rather than a distinct new era per se.
MicrobiologyScientific methodSocial sciencesCommunication

Question 8: Functionalist systems theorists such as ________ remained dominant forces in sociology up to the end of the century.
Niklas LuhmannTalcott ParsonsSocial structureSystems theory

Question 9: In Britain, ________ set out to reconcile recurrent theoretical dichotomies through structuration theory.
Anthony GiddensSociologyTalcott ParsonsJürgen Habermas

Question 10: [31] In China, the discipline was banned with semiotics, ________ and cybernetics as "Bourgeois pseudoscience" in 1952, not to return until 1979.
Comparative linguisticsInternal reconstructionEtymologyHistorical linguistics


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