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A Personal Understanding of the Roles of Sociologists and Intellectuals

Summary: An informative essay about the general understanding of the sociology of knowledge. The essay also examines the roles which intellectuals play in the advancement of theory and scientific social knowledge.
By general definition, sociology is the study of human behavior and interaction. This social science is studied by sociologists and scholarly intellectuals on both macrosocial and microsocial levels. Through examining sociology frequently and meticulously, I have come to a personal conclusion that one of the most significant aspects to the world of sociology is the concept of "sociology of knowledge," basically meaning the emphasis sociologists place on finding a logical explanation of how an individual attains the knowledge and views that he or she possesses. In other words, "how do people know what they know and why"" This specific type of exploration by sociologists and intellectuals make up the biggest roles in which they play and, in return, contribute to society.

From my own, personal study of sociology, the roles of the intellectual and the sociologist become quite clear. To...

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