The Essential Comte: Selected from 'Cours De Philosophie Positive' by Auguste Comte


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Auguste Comte proclaimed himself the founder of sociology and, on the whole, this claim is accepted. His most important work is the six-volume Cours de Philosophie Positive of which this present book is a selective abridgement. Comte, as this selection shows, was a methodological visionary. He was an eminently successful terminological innovator and to him we owe not only 'sociology' and 'positivism' but also 'biology' and 'altruism'. Professor Andreski, in his lucid introduction, assesses Comte's place under six headings, ...

The Essential Comte: Selected from 'Cours de philosophie positive' by Auguste Comte 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138989184


The Essential Comte: Selected from Cours de Philosophie Positive by Auguste Comte 2014, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138786103