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  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One: Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville: The Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848 book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One

    Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville: The Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the first part of Raymond Aron's landmark two-volume study of the sociological tradition—arguably the definitive work of its kind. More than a work of reconstruction, Aron's study is, at its deepest level, an engagement with the very question of modernity: how did the intellectual currents…

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  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2: Durkheim, Pareto, Weber book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2

    Durkheim, Pareto, Weber

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the second of Raymond Aron's classic two-volume survey of the sociological tradition – arguably the definitive work of its kind. Aron explores the work of three figures who profoundly shaped sociology as it entered the twentieth century: Émile Durkheim, who continued Auguste Comte's quest…

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  • Professional Ethics and Civic Morals book cover

    Professional Ethics and Civic Morals

    By Emile Durkheim

    Émile Durkheim is one of the founding fathers of sociology and Professional Ethics and Civic Morals is one of his most neglected yet insightful works. Durkheim's view that the instability of industrial society was connected to the decline of religion and his characterization of the state as…

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We caught up with Derek Attridge to discuss his book, The Singularity of Literature.

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Patrick Wilcken discusses highly influential work from Claude Lévi-Strauss in an interview with Routledge.

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