Re-discovery of social reality as an indicator of sociological know- ledge validity
Dr. Sci. (Sociol.), Prof., Head of the Department of Sociology, MGIMO-University; Chief Researcher, Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia email@example.com
The case is made against unintended challenges to sociological knowledge arising in the conditions of acceleration and complication of social and cultural dynamics. It is shown that to these challenges sociologists react by reopening of social reality? while constantly improving the theoretical and methodological tools and ensuring its validity.