https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_sociology

Sociology as a scholarly discipline emerged primarily out of the Enlightenment thought, shortly after the French Revolution, as a positivist science of society.

https://www.britannica.com/topic/sociology

Sociology: Sociology, a social science that studies human societies, their interactions, and the processes that preserve and change them. It does this by ...

https://courses.lumenlearning.com/alamo-sociology/chapter/reading-the-history-of-sociology/

People have been thinking like sociologists long before sociology became a separate academic discipline: Plato and Aristotle, Confucius, Khaldun, and Voltaire ...

http://www.asanet.org/sites/default/files/savvy/introtosociology/Documents/Field%20of%20sociology033108.htm

Sociology can help us to understand ourselves better, since it examines how the social world influences the way we think, feel, and act. It can also help with ...

https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-sociology-3026638

Jul 13, 2018 ... Although sociology has its roots in the works of philosophers like Plato, Aristotle, and Confucius, it is a relatively new academic discipline.

http://www.asanet.org/communities/sections/sites/history-sociology

The purpose of the Section on the History of Sociology is to provide a forum for sociologists and other scholars interested in the study of the historically specific ...

https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199756384/obo-9780199756384-0140.xml

Jan 21, 2016 ... The history of sociology is both a traditional area of sociology itself and a part of the history of the social sciences as studied by intellectual ...

https://understandingsociety.blogspot.com/2015/04/history-of-sociology.html

Apr 20, 2015 ... Sociology is a discipline with a short history and a very dense and complex tree of topics and methods. So writing its history — even limited to ...

https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/41420780.pdf

A BRIEF HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY. LLOYD A. TAYLOR. Formerly of Phillips University. International Review of Modern Sociology 1981, Vol. 11 (Jan.-Dec.): ...

https://economicsociology.org/2015/01/21/what-is-historical-sociology-understanding-the-origins-of-the-contemporary-world-and-the-consequences-of-current-transformations/

Jan 21, 2015 ... Sociology was created to explain historical change, although social sciences' " founding fathers" disagreed over the nature of that change.