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By Mary Pickering

This quantity starts off to discover the lifestyles and works of Auguste Comte in the course of his so-called moment profession, the arguable interval that begun in 1842 and lasted till his dying. This quantity covers the years from 1842 to 1852, while Comte reworked his confident philosophy right into a political and spiritual circulate. It represents the 1st in-depth research of that circulation. concentrating on key books, corresponding to the Discours sur l'ensemble du positivisme, Mary Pickering connects Comte's highbrow improvement to the tumultuous ancient context and to episodes in his own existence, specifically his recognized courting with Clotilde de Vaux. The ebook examines for the 1st time why employees, medical professionals, girls, and recognized writers, corresponding to John Stuart Mill, George Henry Lewes, and Emile Littré, have been interested in his thought.

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