Sociology and Big Data

The way sociology has developed resulted in the lost of its social relevance and now lacks public interest. A division has emerged between sociology and society. Sociology is increasingly unable to catch up with social change. Sociology has become a discourse that interests only sociologists. Western thought has to return to its beginnings dealing with time and being. The continuous evolution of research on real time, real behavior data promises an access to social reality in its entirety. In spite of the concerns of many sociologists, the role of social theory would not diminish but change.

Released: Replika 92–93, 171–176.
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