By William Watts Miller
Durkheim, in his very function as a 'founding father' of a brand new social technology, sociology, has turn into like a ﬁgure in an previous spiritual portray, enshrouded in fantasy and encrusted in layers of thick, impenetrable varnish. This ebook undertakes distinctive, up to date investigations of Durkheim's paintings that allows you to fix its freshness and exhibit it as initially created. those investigations discover his specific rules, inside of an total narrative of his preliminary problematical look for cohesion, the way it grew to become a quest for the sacred and the way, on the finish of his lifestyles, he launched into a undertaking for a brand new nice paintings on ethics. A subject matter operating via this is often his situation with a contemporary international in quandary and his desire in social and ethical reform. consequently, the booklet concludes with a collection of essays on glossy occasions and on a obstacle that Durkheim suggestion might cross yet which now turns out the following to stay.
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A Durkheimian Quest: Solidarity and the Sacred by William Watts Miller