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Sociology of philosophy

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Sociology of philosophy or philosophical sociology[1] is an academic discipline of both sociology and philosophy that seeks to understand the influence of philosophical thought upon society alongside societal influence upon philosophy.

Garden of Philosophy on the side of Gellért hill Budapest, created “for a better mutual understanding” by Nándor Wagner.
Garden of Philosophy on the side of Gellért hill Budapest, created “for a better mutual understanding” by Nándor Wagner.

It seeks to understand the social conditions in which the intellectual activity and effects of philosophy take place within to frame our understanding of explorations of truth and knowledge as social processes.[2][3]

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