Download e-book for kindle: Auguste Comte: Volume 3: An Intellectual Biography (Auguste by Mary Pickering

By Mary Pickering

This quantity maintains to discover the existence and works of Auguste Comte in the course of his so-called moment occupation. It covers the interval from the coup d'état of Louis Napoleon in past due 1851 to Comte's loss of life in 1857. in the course of those early years of the second one Empire, Comte turned more and more conservative and concerned to regulate his disciples. This learn bargains the 1st learn of the tensions inside his move. targeting his moment masterpiece, the Système de politique optimistic, and different very important books, akin to the Synthèse subjective, Mary Pickering not just sheds gentle on Comte's highbrow improvement but additionally lines the dissemination of positivism and the faith of Humanity all through many elements of the world.

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