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The Discovery of Society

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8th
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9780073404196

ISBN10:
0073404195
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Pub. Date:
3/30/2009
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This classic text explores the lives and ideas of the social thinkers who have shaped and continue to forge traditions in sociology. Focusing on the great names in the field, it weaves biographical and conceptual details into a tapestry of the history of social thought of the 19th and 20th centuries. Written in a narrative style that is accessible and exciting, this text serves as an excellent supplement for courses in social and sociological theory, the history of social thought, the history of sociology, and introduction to sociology. .

Table of Contents

Introduction
Society and Illusion
The vicissitudes of nineteenth-century rationalism
The Prophets of Paris: Saint-Simon and Comte
Sociology in the Underground: Karl Marx
The Last Gentleman: Alexis de Tocqueville
Nietzsche's Madness
Do-Gooders, Evolutionists and Racists
Dreyfus' Empire: Emile Durkheim
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