Auguste Comte: Volume 2: An Intellectual Biography (Auguste by Mary Pickering PDF

By Mary Pickering

This quantity starts off to discover the lifestyles and works of Auguste Comte in the course of his so-called moment profession, the debatable interval that begun in 1842 and lasted until eventually his loss of life. This quantity covers the years from 1842 to 1852, whilst Comte reworked his confident philosophy right into a political and spiritual circulation. It represents the 1st in-depth learn of that circulate. concentrating on key books, reminiscent of the Discours sur l'ensemble du positivisme, Mary Pickering connects Comte's highbrow improvement to the tumultuous old context and to episodes in his own existence, specifically his recognized dating with Clotilde de Vaux. The e-book examines for the 1st time why employees, medical professionals, girls, and well-known writers, resembling John Stuart Mill, George Henry Lewes, and Emile Littré, have been attracted to his thought.

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