Auguste Comte: Volume 3: An Intellectual Biography (Auguste by Mary Pickering

By Mary Pickering

This quantity keeps to discover the existence and works of Auguste Comte in the course of his so-called moment profession. It covers the interval from the coup d'état of Louis Napoleon in past due 1851 to Comte's demise in 1857. in the course of those early years of the second one Empire, Comte grew to become more and more conservative and concerned to regulate his disciples. This research bargains the 1st research of the tensions inside of his stream. targeting his moment masterpiece, the Système de politique confident, and different vital books, reminiscent of the Synthèse subjective, Mary Pickering not just sheds mild on Comte's highbrow improvement but in addition lines the dissemination of positivism and the faith of Humanity all through many elements of the world.

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