First published in English in 1953, this volume represents a collection of three essays written by seminal sociologist and philsopher Emile Durkheim in which he puts forward the thesis that society is both a dynamic system and the seat of moral life. Each essay stands alone, but their connecting thread is the dialectic demonstration that a ...
First published in English in 1953, this volume represents a collection of three essays written by seminal sociologist and philsopher Emile Durkheim in which he puts forward the thesis that society is both a dynamic system and the seat of moral life. Each essay stands alone, but their connecting thread is the dialectic demonstration that a phenomenon, be a sociological or psychological one, is relatively independent of its matrix. The essays provide a valuable insight into Durkeheimian thought on sociological and philsophical matters and offer an excellent guide to Durkheim for students of both disciplines.
Publisher: Cohen & West Date of Publication: 1953 Binding: hardcover Edition: Condition: Very Good Description: Page 3 of the introduction is torn about half way up the center of the page, most likely during the publishing process. All text is present. Lightly read. No markings in book. Binding is tight. From the DJ flap: These 3 brilliant linked essays are largely concerned with the sociology of values, in which, as Dr. Peristiany points out in his penetrating Introduction, there is at presen.
Fine in Fine- jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First published in 1953, this book is the seconf printing from 1965, 97 pages. The English translation of a famous French sociologist classic. These three brilliant linked essays are largely concened with the sociology of values in which, as Dr. Peristiany points cut in his penetrating Introduction, there is at present ever-increasing interest." FINE HARDCOVER with some light pencil underlining and margin notes, neatly done by the previous owner, his name is present also on the front endpaper, FINE-DUST JACKET.
VG- in Very Good jacket. Free Press, 1953. First Edition. VG-/Very Good. Book is an academic's reading copy, lots of neat black underlines. Blue boards are still nice. DJ is a solid and attractive VG in mylar. Kind of a pleasant copy, despite the underlines..
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