Social

The term social refers to a characteristic of living organisms as applied to populations of humans and other animals. It always refers to the interaction of organisms with other organisms and to their collective co-existence, irrespective of whether they are aware of it or not, and irrespective of whether the interaction is voluntary or involuntary.

Read more about Social:  Etymology, Definition, Social Theorists, Social in "Socialism", Modern Uses

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Social Epistemology
... Social epistemology is a broad set of approaches to the study of knowledge, all of which construe human knowledge as a collective achievement ... Another way of positioning social epistemology is as the study of the social dimensions of knowledge ... One of the enduring difficulties with defining social epistemology is defining what knowledge means in this context ...
B. F. Skinner - Walden Two and Beyond Freedom and Dignity
... is far in advance of that in the outside world because of their practice of scientific social planning and use of operant conditioning in the raising of children ... champions a lifestyle that does not support war or foster competition and social strife ... It encourages a lifestyle of minimal consumption, rich social relationships, personal happiness, satisfying work and leisure ...
Olof Palme - Political Career
... Social Democracy Development Humanism Age of Enlightenment French Revolution Utopian socialism Trade unionism Revolutions of 1848 Orthodox Marxism Revisionism ... From 1955 he was a board member of the Swedish Social Democratic Youth League and lectured at the Youth League College Bommersvik ... was elected as the new leader by the Social Democratic party congress and succeeded Erlander as Prime Minister ...
Ideology and Semiotic Theory
... a unitary object that incorporates complex sets of meanings with the social agents and processes that produced them ... Foucault's 'episteme' is too narrow and abstract, not social enough ... contradictions, 'ideology' still plays a key role in semiotics oriented to social, political life" ...
Taxation In The United States - Payroll Taxes - Social Security and Medicare Taxes
... Federal social insurance taxes are imposed equally on employers and employees, consisting of a tax of 6.2% of wages up to an annual wage maximum ($106,800 ...

Famous quotes containing the word social:

    I have more in common with a Mexican man than with a white woman.... This opinion ... chagrins women who sincerely believe our female physiology unequivocally binds all women throughout the world, despite the compounded social prejudices that daily affect us all in different ways. Although women everywhere experience life differently from men everywhere, white women are members of a race that has proclaimed itself globally superior for hundreds of years.
    Ana Castillo (b. 1953)

    Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.
    Quentin Crisp (b. 1908)

    Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities, so the social process requires standardization of man, and this standardization is called equality.
    Erich Fromm (1900–1980)