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Durkheim On The Pragmatist Conception Of Truth

Pragmatism’s much reviled ‘theory of truth’ received a sympathetic and yet critical and rigorous treatment in Émile Durkheim‘s little-known–to philosophers–Pragmatism and Sociology (John P. 486 mais palavras


Heroic death? The case of seppuku

In my previous post I discussed an issue I am dealing with in my study of the history of medieval Scandinavian suicide at the moment, namely… 880 mais palavras

History Of Suicide

Durkheim On Social Facts As Things: Methodology As Metaphysics

In The Rules of Sociological Method (The Free Press, 1982, pp. 35-36) Émile Durkheim writes:

The proposition which states that social facts must be treated as things…stirred up the most opposition. 498 mais palavras


​What Differences Lie Between Macro & Micro Sociological Perspectives?

Sociology is a broad topic, therefore widening the scope of theories needed to explain sociological phenomena. No one theory has been successful at the task of explaining the nature of human behaviour in its entirety, thus grasping and satisfying every minute detail. 1.147 mais palavras


Sociology in Sati

“A woman”

Does the worth of a woman exist only in relation to a man? Is it justified on the part of the narrow-minded hypocritical society to persecute a woman in the name of protecting her or in the name of doing greater good of people? 793 mais palavras

Book review of "The Elementary Forms of Religious Life" Emile Durkheim

Name of the Book: The Elementary Form of Religious Life(1912)                                               

Author: Emile Durkheim(1858-1917)                        

Translation and Introduction Copyright:Karen. E . Fields(1995)                                                                      

Published by: Simon and Schuster Inc, New York… 414 mais palavras


Socialist philosopher and sociologist Dag Østerberg (1938-2017)

Nasir Khan·Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Dag Østerberg

by Nasir Khan

Since 1960 Dag Østerberg had the distinction of being a leading social theoretician and a resourceful intellectual in Norway, who made lasting contributions especially in sociology and social philosophy. 1.038 mais palavras