The Blackwell Companion to Major Classical Social Theorists
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Social Science - 448 pages
The Blackwell Companion to Major Classical Social Theorists provides a comprehensive review of classical social theory. Containing original essays especially commissioned for this volume, leading experts and practitioners examine the life and work of 12 major theorists.
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1 Auguste Comte
2 Harriet Martineau
3 Herbert Spencer
4 Karl Marx
5 Max Weber
6 Émile Durkheim
7 Georg Simmel
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American analysis argued Auguste Comte Bois capitalism capitalist causal century Charlotte Perkins Gilman Comte Comte's concepts conflict conscience collective context critical culture differentiation division of labor domains Durkheim dynamics economic emphasized empirical Engels essays ethical evolution evolutionary experience forces function Georg Simmel George Herbert Mead George Ritzer Gilman Harriet Martineau Hegel historical human ibid ideal types ideas important individual institutions intellectual interaction interests Kalberg Marx Marx's Max Weber Mead Mead's methodology modern moral nature normative objects organization Parsons's persons perspective philosophy political positive positivism Press principles problems production progress rational reality reconstruction relations relationships religion religious role rulership Schutz scientific scientists Simmel social action social facts social sciences social theory society sociologists Spencer spirit structure subjective meaning suicide Talcott Parsons theoretical theorists thought tion traditional understanding University values volume women writings Yellow Wallpaper York