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Durkheim on Religion

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ISBN-10: 1555409814

ISBN-13: 9781555409814

Edition: 1994

Authors: �mile Durkheim, W. S. F. Pickering

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This volume brings together a comprehensive selection of 'Emile Durkheim's writings on religion. Besides helping to establish the discipline of sociology in France, Durkheim is widely recognized as one of the founding figures in the modern study of religion. Included are important sections of The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (1912), some of Durkheim's early reviews, articles, and extracts from books. The volume also contains comprehensive bibliographies, and early reviews of Durkheim's work on religion by such writers as van Gennep, Goldenwieser, Stanner, and the French sociologist Gaston Richard.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/2/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 5.75" wide x 0.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Pickering is at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Acknowledgments
The translations
Notation
Abbreviations
Introduction
Durkheim
Review. 'Herbert Spencer - Ecclesiastical Institutions'
Review. 'Guyau - L'Irreligion de l'avenir'
Suicide. Book II, chapter 2
'Individualism and the intellectuals'
'Concerning the definition of religious phenomena'
Note. 'Religious systems of primitive societies' (I)
The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life: the Totemic System in Australia. Introduction; Book I, chapter I, sections III and IV; Book II, chapter VII, sections I, II, IV and VI; Conclusion, sections I and II
Note. 'Religious systems of primitive societies' (II)
Review. 'Levy-Bruhl - Les Fonctions mentales dans les societes inferieures' and 'Durkheim - Les Formes elementaires de la vie religieuse'
Review with M. Mauss. 'Frazer - Totemism and Exogamy. Durkheim - Les Formes elementaires de la vie religieuse'
Contribution to discussion. 'Religious sentiment at the present time'
Moral Education. Introduction
Other authors
Review. 'Les Formes elementaires de la vie religieuse'
Review. 'Les Formes elementaires de la vie religieuse'
'Dogmatic atheism in the sociology of religion'
'Reflections on Durkheim and aboriginal religion'
Bibliography 1. Durkheim and religion
Bibliography 2. Durkheim and totemism
Bibliography 3. On Durkheim and religion
Abstracts. Durkheim and Religion
A note on the life of Gaston Richard and certain aspects of his work
Name index
Subject index