A dictionary defines sociology as the systematic study of society and social interaction. The word “sociology” is derived from the Latin word socius (companion) and the Greek word logos (speech or reason), which means “study of society”. Father of sociology is Auguste Comete a French philosopher.
Father of sociology, defines sociology as the science of social phenomena "subject to natural and invariable laws, the discovery of which is the object of investigation".
- Auguste Comete.
Henry Fairchild: "Sociology is the study of man and his human environment in their relations to each other".
Scope of Sociology