Durkheim, Morals and Modernity

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 1996 - Philosophy - 288 pages
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Watts Miller highlights Durkheim's communitarian route to liberalism and abolishes ill-conceived ideas that Durkheim is at heart conservative in outlook. The author shows that Durkheim's social science is rationalist, not positivist, and, in tackling all the "big questions," stands comparison with the work of David Hume and Immanuel Kant. Durkheim, Morals, and Modernity will be widely welcomed not only by students of social and political theory but also by scholars working in the fields of philosophy and history of ideas.
 

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Contents

Part H The kingdom and the republic
141
The cult of man
229
from is to ought
251
Notes
263

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About the author (1996)

W. Watts Miller is a lecturer in sociology and philosophy at the University of Bristol, and a member of the Centre for Durkheimian Studies, Oxford.

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