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Comte, Auguste 1798-1857

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Works: 1,804 works in 5,674 publications in 15 languages and 52,939 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Other, Editor, Recipient, Author of introduction, Dedicatee
Classifications: B2248, 194
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The essential Comte; selected from Cours de philosophie positive by Auguste Comte( Book )

371 editions published between 1830 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, as
A general view of positivism by Auguste Comte( Book )

58 editions published between 1848 and 2012 in English and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

System of positive polity by Auguste Comte( Book )

155 editions published between 1824 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The positive philosophy by Auguste Comte( Book )

106 editions published between 1853 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discourse on the positive spirit by Auguste Comte( Book )

176 editions published between 1844 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The catechism of positive religion by Auguste Comte( Book )

82 editions published between 1858 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociologie by Auguste Comte( Book )

69 editions published between 1889 and 1974 in 5 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early political writings by Auguste Comte( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of the French philosopher Auguste Comte's (1798-1857) early essays shows Comte at the heart of the political and intellectual debates of Restoration France
The correspondence of John Stuart Mill and Auguste Comte by John Stuart Mill( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents eighty-nine letters exchanged between John Stuart Mill and Auguste Comte between 1841 and 1847. They address important issues of the mid-nineteenth century in philosophy, science, economics, and politics. Cumulatively, these letters provide a humanistic view of Western Europe and its social problems. They add valuable perspective to what we know about the work of Mill and Comte, in a critical period of English and French thought. The correspondence begins with an admiring letter from Mill who considers himself a positivist at the tune and writes to Comte as to an elder colleague. A close friendship developed, in the course of which they discussed matters of common concern. Their understanding extends to personal experiences, including their respective mental crises at an early age. The opinions expressed about their contemporaries are significant and include comments on Thomas Carlyle, John and Sarah Austin, and Alexander Bain, on philosophers and major authors in France, Germany, and Italy. Mill and Comte eventually encountered issues on which they could not come to consensus, especially the equality of women. While Mill was an ardent defender of women's rights, Comte supported the traditional hierarchy that endowed men with social and political superiority
Correspondance générale et confessions by Auguste Comte( Book )

29 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synthèse subjective ou système universel des conceptions propres à l'état normal de l'humanité by Auguste Comte( Book )

48 editions published between 1856 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Écrits de jeunesse, 1816-1828. Suivis du Mémoire sur la cosmogonie de Laplace, 1835 by Auguste Comte( Book )

19 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catéchisme positiviste : ou sommaire exposition de la religion universelle en treize entretiens systématiques entre une femme et un prêtre de l'humanité by Auguste Comte( Book )

53 editions published between 1874 and 1957 in 5 languages and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politique d'Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in French and English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oeuvres choisies by Auguste Comte( Book )

19 editions published between 1943 and 1954 in French and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discours sur l'ensemble du positivisme by Auguste Comte( Book )

27 editions published between 1848 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une introduction sur l'auteur, sa pensée et son oeuvre ainsi que des notes explicatives accompagnent cette oeuvre de Comte
La science sociale by Auguste Comte( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in French and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auguste Comte and positivism : the essential writings by Auguste Comte( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although Auguste Comte is conventionally acknowledged as one of the founders of sociology and as a key representative of positivism, few new editions of his writings have been published in the English language in this century. He has become virtually dissociated from the history of modern positivism and the most recent debates about it. Gertrud Lenzer maintains that the work of Comte is, for better or for worse, essential to an understanding of the modern period of positivism. Three significant additions have been made to this edition: a new introduction by the editor, a new postscript - taken from the twelfth Auguste Comte Memorial Trust Lecture - also by the editor, as well as Comte's "Conclusion of the Whole Work of the System of Positive Polity" taken from the fourth volume of his seminal work."--Jacket
Appel aux conservateurs by Auguste Comte( Book )

34 editions published between 1855 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettres inédites à C. de Blignières by Auguste Comte( Book )

13 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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August Comte

Auguste Comte filosofo e sociologo francese

Auguste Comte filósofo y sociólogo francés

Auguste Comte filozof francuski

Auguste Comte Franca filozofo, fondanto de pozitivismo (1798-1857)

Auguste Comte Frans filosoof

Auguste Comte französischer Mathematiker, Philosoph und Religionskritiker, Begründer der Soziologie

Auguste Comte French philosopher

Compte, Auguste 1798-1857

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Comte 1798-1857 M.

Comte, A. 1798-1857

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Comte, Auguste

Comte (Auguste), M., 1798-1857

Comte, Augusto

Comte, Augusto 1789-1857

Comte, Augusto 1798-1857

Comte, Isidore Auguste M. F. X.

Comte, Isidore Auguste Marie François Xavier 1789-1857

Comte, Isidore Auguste Marie François Xavier 1798-1857

Comte, Isidore Marie Auguste François Xavier 1798-1857

Comte, Isodore Auguste 1798-1857

Comte, M. (Auguste), 1798-1857

Kongde, Aoguside 1798-1857

Kont, Ogi︠us︡t 1789-1857

Kont, Ogi︠u︡st 1798-1857

Konto 1798-1857

Kʻung-te 1789-1857

Kʻung-te 1798-1857

Kʻung-te, Ao-ku-ssu-tʻe 1798-1857

Ogists Konts

Ogüst Kont

Ογκίστ Κοντ

Агюст Конт

Конт, О 1798-1857

Конт, О. (Огюст), 1798-1857

Конт, Огюст 1798-1857

Конт, Огюст французский философ

Огист Конт

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Оґюст Конт

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אוגוסט קונט

أوجست كونت، 1798-1857

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كونت، أوجيست، 1798-1857

كونت، أوغست، 1798-1857

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奥古斯特·孔德

孔德 1798-1857

孔德, 奥古斯德 1798-1857

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A general view of positivismSystem of positive polityThe positive philosophyThe catechism of positive religionEarly political writingsThe correspondence of John Stuart Mill and Auguste ComteAuguste Comte and positivism : the essential writingsAppel aux conservateurs