Talcott Parsons Quotes and its meanings

Talcott Parsons has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Family Knowledge Respect Science Society

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What does Talcott Parsons write about?

Talcott Parsons has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about family, knowledge, respect, science & society. People always share Family quotes, Knowledge quotes, respect, science & society from his literary works.

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Here are the top most famous quotes by Talcott Parsons.

  • The functions of the family in a highly differentiated society are not to be interpreted as functions directly on behalf of the society, but on behalf of personality.
  • But the scientific importance of a change in knowledge of fact consists precisely in j its having consequences for a system of theory.
  • From all this it follows what the general character of the problem of the development of a body of scientific knowledge is, in so far as it depends on elements internal to science itself.
  • It is probably safe to say that all the changes of factual knowledge which have led to the relativity theory, resulting in a very great theoretical development, are completely trivial from any point of view except their relevance to the structure of a theoretical system.
  • Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible.
  • The conception that, instead of this, contemporary society is at or near a turning point is very prominent in the views of a school of social scientists who, though they are still comparatively few, are getting more and more of a hearing.