SOC101 Introduction to Sociology GDB Solution Fall 2012

A sensible approach is to pay attention to both inherited traits and learned behavior in seeking a full rationalization of human behavior. Justify your point of view in favor or against.


No single approach can explain behavior in a satisfactory manner. Therefore, psychologists/sociologist today focus on
eclecticism. eclecticism,  (from Greek eklektikos, “selective”), in philosophy and theology, the practice of selecting doctrines from different systems of thought without adopting the whole parent system for each doctrine. It is distinct from syncretism—the attempt to reconcile or combine systems—inasmuch as it leaves the contradictions between them unresolved.