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The social theory of Georg Simmel

Nicholas J. Spykman

The social theory of Georg Simmel

by Nicholas J. Spykman

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Published by Atherton Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 274-289.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 291 p.
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26984165M
    OCLC/WorldCa15044779

    To explain his social type Georg Simmel gives the example of 'The Stranger' in his book The sociology of Georg Simmel. The stranger has been described by Simmel as a person who comes today and stays tomorrow. This stranger is someone who has a particular place in society within the social group that the person has entered. Social Thinkers Series: The social thought of georg simmel Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. doi: / Helle, Horst J.. The Social Thought of Georg Simmel.

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      German philosopher and sociologist Georg Simmel () overcame his largely undeserved fringe status in German academia due mostly to his Jewish family background. He was named "extraordinary professor" at the University of Berlin due in no small part to his unusual popular and academic support from scholars like Max Weber in Germany and others abroad. Author: Vlad Spitzer. There is something remarkable happening right now amidst social distancing that the pioneering thinker on society, Georg Simmel, intuits as early as It has to do with the bridge and the door. We typically associate the bridge with connection and we think the door relates to separation.


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Page xiv - Simmel, rejecting his sociological enterprise as misguided in aim and flawed in execution, and warning that "to call the sociologists back to Simmel, as Drs. Park and Spykman do, means to call them back to a pure speculation, metaphysics, and a lack of scientific method ‎.

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Georg Simmel Theory Explained George Simmel studied cultural and social phenomena by looking at its forms and content within the scope of a transient relationship. This allowed him to develop a theory of structuralism within the reasoning of social science. A rich collection of web-based materials—including interactive versions of key texts, open spaces to write and reflect on readings, biographical sketches of authors, and dozens of supplementary sources—that transports social theory from its classic period to the vibrant and complex world of now.

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Spykman. Georg Simmel was one of the first sociologists to look at how the size of a group affects interactions among its members. Simmel believed that in a dyad, a group of two people, interactions were intense and very personal.

He also believed that a dyad was the least stable category of groups.Georg Simmel, (born March 1,Berlin, Germany—died Sept. 26,Strassburg), German sociologist and Neo-Kantian philosopher whose fame rests chiefly on works concerning sociological taught philosophy at the Universities of Berlin (–) and Strassburg (–18), and his insightful essays on personal and social interaction inspired the development of.

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