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He himself claimed that he was the founder of sociology ?

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Asked by ABDULLAH, 21 Nov '11 01:47 pm
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In known human history, Ibn Khaldun (1331-1406) is the only historian to have changed the pattern of historiography. It was he who raised historiography from the level of mere King-story to the level of genuine man-story. "Kingology" was changed into sociology. The truth is that the science known today as sociology is the gift of Ibn Khaldun. He himself claimed that he was the founder of sociology, and there is no reason to dispute his claim.
Answered by Stone, 21 Nov '11 01:50 pm

 
  
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It's Ibn Khaldun ...!
Answered by Dil Se, 21 Nov '11 02:54 pm

 
  
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Ibn Khaldun
Answered by aflatoon, 21 Nov '11 01:58 pm

 
  
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In known human history, Ibn Khaldun (1331-1406) is the only historian to have changed the pattern of historiography. It was he who raised historiography from the level of mere King-story to the level of genuine man-story. "Kingology" was changed into sociology. The truth is that the science known today as sociology is the gift of Ibn Khaldun. He himself claimed that he was the founder of sociology, and there is no reason to dispute his claim.

Khaldun's greatness was acknowledged in a similar vein by Robert Flint: "As a theorist on history he had no equal in any age or countgry until Vico appeared, more than three hundred years later; Plato, Aristotle and Augustine were not his peers."

It was indeed Ibn Khaldun who gave to Europe the modern science of history. And it was Islam which bestowed this gift upon him. The Islamic revolution produced Ibn Khaldun and Ibn Khaldun produced the modern science of history.

Professor Philip K. Hitti writes:

"The frame of Ibn-Khaldun rests ...more
Answered by hazir jawab, 21 Nov '11 01:50 pm

 
  
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Karl Emil Maximilian "Max" Weber
Answered by ABBY shakthi, 21 Nov '11 01:48 pm

 
  
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Answered by Tushar Kher, 21 Nov '11 01:48 pm

 
  
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