Briefly acquaint yourself with the Encyclopedia Britannica entry about Georg Simmel:
Afterward read a couple of pages from these excerpts from the following work by this author: https://www.blackwellpublishing.com/content/bpl_images/content_store/sample_chapter/0631225137/bridge.pdf.
Please discuss this reading assignment in light of the reading materials for this unit.
Simmel, G. (1950). The Metropolis and Mental Life. In Weinstein, D. (Ed.). The Sociology of Georg Simmel. Trans. K. Wolff. Pp. 409-424. New York: Free Press.