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Durkheim's Suicide

Author: W. S. F. Pickering

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415205824

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 209

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Durkeim's book on suicide, first published in 1897, is widely regarded as a classic text, and is essential reading for any student of Durkheim's thought and sociological method. This book examines the continuing importance of Durkheim's methodology. The wide-ranging chapters cover such issues as the use of statistics, explanation of suicide, anomie and religion and the morality of suicide. It will be of vital interest to any serious scholar of Durkheim's thought and to the sociologist looking for a fresh methodological perspective.
Durkheim, Bernard and Epistemology
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Paul Q. Hirst
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-01 - Publisher: Routledge

This title, first published in 1975, contains two complimentary studies by Paul Q. Hirst: the first based on Claude Bernard’s theory of scientific knowledge, and the second concerning Emile Durkheim’s attempt to provide a philosophical foundation for a scientific sociology in The Rules of Sociological Method. The author’s primary concern
Emile Durkheim
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: W. S. F. Pickering
Categories: Durkheimian school of sociology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A five volume collection of scholarly journal articles and chapters from books covering the subject of Emile Durkheim's work. The five volumes are thematically organized in the following sections: Volume I: 1. Durkheim: The man himself, 2. General sociology. Volume II: 3. Religion, 4. Epistemology and the philosophy of science.
The Development of Durkheim's Social Realism
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Robert Alun Jones
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-11-04 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Drawing on the kind of historicist perspective encouraged by Quentin Skinner and Richard Rorty, this book explores the development of Durkheim's social realism. Durkheim argued that social facts should be studied as real, concrete things but Professor Jones argues that his social realism was less a sociological method than a
Durkheim & Critique
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Nicola Marcucci
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-10 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book investigates the relation between Durkheim’s sociology, Critical Theory, and the philosophy of social sciences. The book is organized in four sections: confronting Durkheim and other critical traditions; inquiring his social and critical ontology; interrogating the relation between social practices and justice; and discussing his relevance in contemporary politics
Late Modernity, Individualization and Socialism
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: M. Dawson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-14 - Publisher: Springer

Influenced most notably by Émile Durkheim and Zygmunt Bauman, Dawson outlines how this long neglected stream of socialist theory can help us more fully understand, and possibly move beyond, the problems of neoliberalism and our conceptions of political individualism.