Emile Durkheim

Emile Durkheim

French thinker, one of the founders of sociology as an independent science, the founder of professional sociology.
Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.More Emile Durkheim quotes [09/23/2011 11:09:14]
At first sight, one does not see what relations there can be between religion and logic.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is not human nature which can assign the variable limits necessary to our needs. They are thus unlimited so far as they depend on the individual alone. Irrespective of any external regulatory force, our capacity for feeling is in itself an insatiable and bottomless abyss.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One does not advance when one walks toward no goal, or - which is the same thing - when his goal is infinity.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
While the State becomes inflated and hypertrophied in order to obtain a firm enough grip upon individuals, but without succeeding, the latter, without mutual relationships, tumble over one another like so many liquid molecules, encountering no central energy to retain, fix and organize them.More Emile Durkheim quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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