Emile Durkheim

Emile Durkheim

French thinker, one of the founders of sociology as an independent science, the founder of professional sociology.
A person is not merely a single subject distinguished from all the others. It is especially a being to which is attributed a relative autonomy in relation to the environment with which it is most immediately in contact.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When man discovered the mirror, he began to lose his soul.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
There is no society known where a more or less developed criminality is not found under different forms. No people exists whose morality is not daily infringed upon. We must therefore call crime necessary and declare that it cannot be non-existent, that the fundamental conditions of social organization, as they are understood, logically imply it.More Emile Durkheim quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is only by historical analysis that we can discover what makes up man, since it is only in the course of history that he is formed.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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