Gnoseological models in sociology

Gnoseological models in sociology

Sheregi F.E.

Cand. Sci. (Philos.), Director of Center of Social Forecast and Marketing, Moscow, Russia

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Sheregi F.E. Gnoseological models in sociology. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 11. P. 71-82


The paper deals with possible axiomatization of sociology as a science. Axioms (postulates) are formulated, and it is argued that sociological cognition directed at the study of dynamic object needs combination of dialectical and formal logic. Examples demonstrate the combination of civilizational, institutional and subject-functional approaches in constricting gnoseological models in sociology. Examples of such models are provided including those built with application of socioeconomic formations concept as forms of civilization.

sociological cognition; formal logic; dialectical logic; categorical models; socio-economic formation
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