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- FYI, moving an article is a better way to go, rather than copy/pasting. It preserves the edit history. tedder (talk) 22:17, 8 September 2009 (UTC)
Thumbs up, the lede is starting to be banged into shape. I'd prefer the first or second sentence convey something of the vastness of classes and their totalising nature in class society. That's a thought, a second sentence for just that. Fifelfoo (talk) 16:11, 14 September 2009 (UTC)
- Fair. I understand (and believe) class is systemic; that ideology is on all levels often "unconscious" and unchosen in a Gramscian sense. But it's also important an article is really easy for a layman to understand, and important this article in particular has a holistic definition of class, not one purely related to Marxism. Weberian, feminist, postcolonial and global concepts, etc etc. --Tomsega (talk) 16:20, 14 September 2009 (UTC)
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Classical sociologists & key figures
I noticed that you recently added the sociology template to the article on labelling. I think it would be more appropriate on labeling theory. If you look at the two articles you will see the difference.
Also, I notice that you classed the article as a start class on the talk page. This is probably true so I will remove the tag at the bottom of the article describing it as a stub.
Please see this...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Modernity#Citations_and_recent_edits_-_revisited —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 15:13, 28 November 2009 (UTC)
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Improving sociology idea
Inspired by this comment: if we can get a grad class to improve sociology for GA/FA, it should generate a flurry of activity :) GA reviews have big backlogs, educational project ones are rare and need to be expedited, but most others can wait for a few weeks (or months) - not that I think it is a good situation, but backlogs are backlogs... -- 01:09, 16 December 2009 (UTC)
I've taken it as my mission to enhance the computational sociology article so that I can dethrone one of the crusty, aristocratic articles on the sociology template! It's telling that you hegemonic sociologists like using our pretty images to brand yourself, but resist our methods and conclusions! :) Madcoverboy (talk) 18:29, 16 December 2009 (UTC)
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I am not sure if I agree with the merger. There is enough content - and notability - to split it back, I think. --16:25, 8 April 2010 (UTC)
- The thing is, when 'positivism' alone is cited, one should mean the positivism starting with Comte and carrying on as a tradition through social science. 'Logical positivism' is what one would always say with respect to the analytical philosophical tradition. The old 'sociological positivism' page diluted all efforts and was pretty useless. I think it's appropriate to have one page for positivism, one page for logical positivism. I really think it's fine as it is! ;) --Tomsega (talk) 17:50, 8 April 2010 (UTC)
- Well, I won't insist on the split for now. Btw, in the future - could you reply on my talkpage? -- 22:10, 8 April 2010 (UTC)
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request for some help
- Hmmm.. depends on the question! They were in my opinion the premier French thinkers of the 18th and 19th centuries respectively so the relationship must be fairly strong.. --Tomsega (talk) 12:06, 25 April 2010 (UTC)
I would think so too. The question is, do you know enough of their work, or the history of French social thought during this time period, to be able to explain how certain concepts of and questions about society developed in French socialthought from one to the other? I know enough to kind of fudge something, which is not good enough for Wikipedia, which is why I am looking for someone who knows their work and how they are used or have been discussed either by intellectual historians or historians of sociology... Slrubenstein | Talk 16:32, 25 April 2010 (UTC)
In this edit you deleted a "context" tag, and later I put another one there and wrote this edit summary:
- "Context" tag. I SUSPECT that this may be about types of PEOPLE, but I DON'T KNOW, even after reading the whole article!
Tom, do you know the work of Rousseau and Durkheim well enough to address the tradition that links them, or the ways they together mark important positions in French social theory? (apologies if i have asked you this already) Slrubenstein | Talk 16:12, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
- Well, his philosophy (like most classical political philosophy) emphasised strongly the idea of a social body or organism, and he described solitude as 'unnatural' and association as being beneficial. Alluding to the ideas of organic solidarity and anomie in Durkheim. Rouseau emphasised the idea of a general 'will' for men to do good, yet thought our social institutions often ruin us. I haven't really read Rousseau in enough depth but he was very much a humanist in the sense of believing humans to be natural good... I disagree. He made it apparent he thought that, if the majority of people believe something, then it must be right. Clearly writing before totalitarianism as it arrived in modernity! Specific to Durkheim.. can't really think of much else right now, sorry! --Tomsega (talk) 16:24, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
Thanks. I am not sure I agree with Rousseau either .. but I am trying to work out a (small) way to improve the culture article and I wish I knew someone who really felt comfortabl with French social theory, spanning from Rousseau and Compte to Durkheim and Mauss. Slrubenstein | Talk 17:14, 21 May 2010 (UTC)
Hey Tomsega, It's been great editing the Sociology page with you. I want to ask you for a favor though: could you please put more info in your edit summaries? Just a word or two per edit would make it much easier to follow what you are doing without having to look through the page history. Thanks a lot--and good work on all the Soc pages.DarwinPeacock (talk) 19:25, 2 June 2010 (UTC)
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The Anti-Positivism section has two very long quotes and I thought that for balance the Positivism section needed a long quote. The quote by Ward adds interesting and important information not available elsewhere in the article, namely that Sociology is the least positivist of all the sciences and that it is also the most complex of the sciences. This information is important to a young student exploring Sociology for the first time. Longsun (talk) 12:20, 8 November 2010 (UTC)
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List of tallest buildings and structures in London
I disagree with the inclusion of the Shard in the main list whilst it's still far from complete, it introduces obvious inconsistencies and to my perception it is out of place. Do you have any argument to offer in support of keeping it? The UK list has so far resisted including the Shard in the main section, which is entitled 'Tallest completed buildings'. Do you see any reason why the London list should take a different approach? Paravane (talk) 20:08, 15 February 2011 (UTC)
- I share the view that planned and unfinished buildings should not be included on the list, for obvious reasons... with the exception of buildings which have already surpassed the height of the current tallest building, and even then they should only be included as "-" rather than "1st" on the list - this style has been followed by the List of tallest structures in Tokyo page and I think it's quite effective. --Tomsega (talk) 07:25, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
Thanks for your reply. I note that your edits of the List of tallest buildings and structures in London have so far been almost exclusively devoted to amending details of the Shard. I have removed the Shard once again from the main list, pending further discussion, and given some reasons on the article's talk page.Paravane (talk) 23:40, 16 February 2011 (UTC)
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At the end of the Wagner discussion page (under Edit War solution topic) there issome suggested courses of action that I was requested to list, from my point of view. Please help. Just take fast look. Thank you
In the introduction, removed as non consequential
- In his own era he furthermore provided the newly emerged middle class with a medium to transfer its familial and political conflicts into a myth of supposedly common Germanic past.
In the Biography chapter removed as non consequential
- Richard Wagner was born into a lower middle class family
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Hi there TOM, AL from Portugal,
i was browsing through Miguel Ángel Nadal's article, when i saw some summaries of mine and also i wrote you a message (please see here https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Tomsega&diff=next&oldid=297021094). Seing that it was summarily removed without any reply and that you engage in conversation with other users, was i aggressive or unpolite in my "briefing"? I apologize if i was viewed as such, never my intention.
Yes, nearly FIVE years ago, but only noticed it now, otherwise i would have presented my "defense" much earlier than now. Sorry for any inconvenience, keep up the good work and happy weekend --AL (talk) 17:33, 21 March 2014 (UTC)
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