Emile Durkheim

Emile Durkheim

French thinker, one of the founders of sociology as an independent science, the founder of professional sociology.
The totality of beliefs and sentiments common to the average members of a society forms a determinate system with a life of its own. It can be termed the collective or creative consciousness.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Melancholy suicide. —This is connected with a general state of extreme depression and exaggerated sadness, causing the patient no longer to realize sanely the bonds which connect him with people and things about him. Pleasures no longer attract;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]
It is science, and not religion, which has taught men that things are complex and difficult to understand.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Christian conceives of his abode on Earth in no more delightful colors than the Jainist sectarian. He sees in it only a time of sad trial; he also thinks that his true country is not of this world.More Emile Durkheim quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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