Durkheim on religion : a selection of readings with bibliographies and introductory remarks /

Durkheim is universally recognized as one of the founding fathers of sociology with his work enabling sociology to be accepted as a discipline within the academic world. What is presented here is a selection of readings from Durkheim's work on religion, beginning with early reviews and proceedi...

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Main Author: Durkheim, Émile, 1858-1917 (Author)
Other Authors: Pickering, W. S. F. (Editor), Redding, Jacqueline (Translator)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge [England] : James Clarke & Co., 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Durkheim
  • 1. Review. 'Herbert Spencer
  • Ecclesiastical Institutions'
  • 2. Review. 'Guyau
  • L'Irreligion de l'avenir'
  • 3. Suicide. Book II, chapter 2
  • 4.'Individualism and the intellectuals'
  • 5.'Concerning the definition of religious phenomena'
  • 6. Note. 'Religious systems of primitive societies' (I)
  • 7. The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life : the Totemic System in Australia. Introduction; Book I, chapter I, sections III and IV; Book II, chapter VII, sections I, II, IV and VI; Conclusion, sections I and II
  • 8. Note. 'Religious systems of primitive societies' (II)
  • 9. Review. 'Levy-Bruhl
  • Les Fonctions mentales dans les societes inferieures' and 'Durkheim
  • Les Formes elementaires de la vie religieuse'
  • 10. Review with M. Mauss. 'Frazer
  • Totemism and Exogamy. Durkheim
  • Les Formes elementaires de la vie religieuse'
  • 11. Contribution to discussion. 'Religious sentiment at the present time'
  • 12. Moral Education. Introduction.
  • Note continued: Other authors
  • 13. Review. 'Les Formes elementaires de la vie religieuse' / A. van Gennep
  • 14. Review. 'Les Formes elementaires de la vie religieuse' / A.A. Goldenweiser
  • 15.'Dogmatic atheism in the sociology of religion' / G. Richard
  • 16.'Reflections on Durkheim and aboriginal religion' / W.E.H. Stanner
  • Bibliography
  • 1. Durkheim and religion
  • 2. Durkheim and totemism
  • 3. On Durkheim and religion.