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Émile Durkheim

(1858—1917) French sociologist

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World Encyclopedia

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Influenced by the positivism of Auguste Comte, Durkheim used the methods of natural science to study human society, and

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Ardon Lyon

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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(1858–1917). From a French rabbinical family, he started his career teaching secondary-school philosophy, then sociology at the Universities of Bordeaux and Paris. He claimed ... More
Durkheim, Émile

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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(1858–1917).

A founding father of modern sociology, Durkheim believed that the social cannot be reduced to the psychological,

Durkheim, Emile

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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(1858–1917).

Only rivalled by Max Weber as the father of social science. He founded the Année Sociologique, a

Durkheim, Émile

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Encyclopedia of Semiotics

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(1858–1917),

French scholar who, along with Max Weber (1864–1920), is best known as the founder of

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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French sociologist and one of the founding fathers of modern sociology.

After he graduated from the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, ...

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