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Georg Simmel

Critical Assessments, 1st Edition

By David Frisby


1,232 pages

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Hardback: 9780415060714
pub: 1994-01-06

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Georg Simmel predicted that he would have no followers after his death. However he is now widely recognized as the father of the sociology of Modernity. His ideas on the metropolis, consumer culture, social space and aesthetics are at the crux of contemporary debate in sociology. This collection brings together the essential secondary literature on Simmel. It is selected and edited by David Frisby - a scholar who has perhaps done more than anyone else to rehabilitate Simmel's reputation in the English speaking world. What emerges is the most concise yet comprehensive view of this astonishingly prescient and penetrating sociologist. The volumes will be of interest to graduate students and anyone with a serious interest in Simmel.

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Critical Assessments of Leading Sociologists

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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General