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Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith's moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth. ---->>>

The quarrel of the sociologists with the historians is that the latter have learned so much about how to do it that they have forgotten what to do. They have become so skilled in finding facts that they have no use for the truths that would make the facts worth finding. ---->>>

Biography

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Nationality: American
Born: May 11, 1854
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Die: 03-24, 1926
Occupation: Sociologist
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Albion Woodbury Small (May 11, 1854 – March 24, 1926) founded the first Department of Sociology in the United States at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1892. He was influential in the establishment of sociology as a valid field of academic study. Small was born in Buckfield, Maine and grew up in Bangor, Maine (wikipedia)