The idea of philosophical sociology.

  title={The idea of philosophical sociology.},
  author={Daniel Chernilo},
  journal={The British journal of sociology},
  volume={65 2},
  • Daniel Chernilo
  • Published 2014
  • Philosophy, Medicine, Sociology
  • The British journal of sociology
This article introduces the idea of philosophical sociology as an enquiry into the relationships between implicit notions of human nature and explicit conceptualizations of social life within sociology. Philosophical sociology is also an invitation to reflect on the role of the normative in social life by looking at it sociologically and philosophically at the same: normative self-reflection is a fundamental aspect of sociology's scientific tasks because key sociological questions are, in the… Expand
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