But political science studies only the politically organized societies. History and Political Science : Prof. All this matirial is not required for purposes of political science. As political science is concern with the state,sociology also studies state as one of the human association. Time and space factors give history its correct perspective. It is most likely that the educated man will be less likely to commit a crime.
Imagining the American Polity: Political Science and the Discourse of Democracy Penn State University Press, 2004. If politicians pursue tight fiscal policy, Central Bankers have to adapt Monetary policy. Due to globalization, societies and governments throughout the world are increasingly interconnected. These authors, in such works as and by Plato, and and by Aristotle, analyzed political systems philosophically, going beyond earlier Greek poetic and historical reflections which can be found in the works of epic poets like and , historians like and , and dramatists such as , , and. The social sciences are all of far more recent origin.
Without sociological background,the study of political science will be incomplete. Moreover, with its chronological treatment, history offers a sense of growth and development thereby providing a base or an insight into the social changes. For example, some people are instinctively more suspicious of government intervention. Similarly political science is derrived from a knowledge of the origin of the political authority. During the height of the , famous historians such as , and documented the rise of the , and the organization and histories of other nations, while statesmen like , and others provided us with examples of the politics of the republic and Rome's empire and wars.
Behaviouralist methodology and positivism i. Therefore, political science is a more specialized science than sociology. This means that the names of certain periods may reflect modern day points of views, and not necessarily what went on in the past. In fact, the economic history of any period is an important branch of history and its understanding is absolutely essential for the proper understanding of history of any period. Readers question: Why cannot politics and economics be seen in isolation? Politics or Political Science means the study of all political relations and interactions. Sociology is a generalizing science.
Geography is one of the eyes of history the other eye being chronology. The history of the nineteenth century Europe cannot be fully understood withoutbringing out the significance of movement like nationalism,imperialism,individualism and socialism. And while historical knowledge can be gleaned from writings, oral tradition, and monuments, it is only writing that codifies history and preserves it for future generations in a tangible manner. It studies man as a ruler and being ruled. We also see that law conflicts with philosophy whereas philosophy tries to help the law. This principle of making the polluter pay provides a case for , congestion charges, alcohol tax, and tobacco tax e. But these approaches are not always appropriate methods for dealing with the questions that we want to answer.
Jewell and Lee Sigelman, eds. Philosophy, Psychology, and Political Science The next aspect is to do with philosophy. For both Plato and Aristotle, it is only within a politically well-organized society that the individual can find true blessedness. Even Aristotle and Montesquieu have emphasized the influence of climate on man. Traditionally political studies were handled by law professors or professors of philosophy.
Political science, on the other hand, is the study of only government-recognized means of control. Thus political science appears to be a branch of sociology. Its roots in the Western tradition are typically individuated in the works of and , most importantly in the Republic and the Politics respectively. In order to understand the past society and activities, we have to take the help of History. For example, we might have a belief that a time period is somehow different, but cannot fully articulate why or how. That perception has now been largely overcome by the emergence of scholars and scholarship that has supported the conservative agenda, such as free-market principles in pollution control policies.
Both Political Science and History are contributory and complementary. Among the best known Roman Stoics were philosopher and the emperor. That is why Professor G. The historians need social background for writing and analyzing history and this is provided by the sociologists. When talking about social sciences, Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, and Max Weber are credited with giving it a modern definition. Both History and Sociology are concerned with the study of man in society and differed only with regard to their approach. It is a given, not a conclusion, and cannot be objectively observed.