Defending the Durkheimian Tradition: Religion, Emotion and Morality

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This book provides an exciting, accessible and wide-ranging guide to the development of classical and contemporary Durkheimian thought. Jonathan Fish offers a re-reading of the writings of Emile Durkheim and Talcott Parsons on religion. He aims to move beyond rationalistic readings which have neglected the key significance of collective human emotion in Durkheim's accounts of the link between society, religion and morality. He goes on to look at the development of these ideas in the work of Parsons and more recent ...

Defending the Durkheimian Tradition: Religion, Emotion and Morality 2005, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780754641384

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