Discretization of social space and paradigms in sociology


Кulikov S.B.

Tomsk state pedagogical university, Tomsk, Russia kulikovsb@tspu.edu.ru

ID of the Article: 5524


For citation:

Кulikov S.B. Discretization of social space and paradigms in sociology. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 9. P. 13-18




Abstract

Resulting form methodological study, the idea is argued for that poly-paradigmatic state of contemporary sociology stems principally in discreteness of social space. Sociology is understood as a special section of science, while discretization of social space leads to situation of small groups’ isolated development. Groups’ development occurs in this context as unequilibrium process permitting the author to construct a position alternative to structural functional approach being at the same time oriented towards objectivity in understanding social reality


Keywords
sociology; science; social space; paradigm; theory; poly-paradigmatic status
Content No 9, 2014