Comte Sociology

By | December 30, 2012

III? Centuries XVIII and XIX _ the society and the Man. With the philosopher and ' ' socilogo' ' Frenchman Auguste Comte (1798-1857) and the development of the requirement of the accurate one, the pure one, the verifiable logical and mathematically, firms the positivismo. Who wedge is Comte the term sociology and, as its philosophical doctrine, the positivismo, the Man, basic and integrant part of ' ' half sociolgico' ' , if it again inserts in a context of objetividade and neutrality, where its ' ' wills humanas' ' they are irrelevant, passing then to be regulated, consequence of its belonging to this society, for ' ' laws naturais' '. ' ' In the positive state, the human spirit, recognizing the impossibility to get absolute slight knowledge, resigns to look to the origin and the destination of the universe and to know the causes close of the phenomena, to pledge itself in discovering, for the well combined use of the reasoning and the comment, its laws effective, that is, its relations invariable of succession and similitude.' ' Cours of philosophie positive (1842), Schleicher publishing, Paris, 1908, volume I, p.3 In this story, beyond the done consideraes previously, Comte confers to the human spirit ' ' graa' ' to act positively, that is, force to give up it, for consequence, of the search of itself exactly. However, it is with also French sociologist (founding of sociology) mile Durkheim (1858-1917), without still approaching the existencialismo, that the Man is neglected in its interioridade and subjectivity for the importance and coercitive force of the society, ' ' (…) since today it is considered undisputed that the majority of our ideas and trends are not elaborated by us, but they come in them of it are, concludes that they cannot penetrate in us seno through one imposio' ' (…). He is not objective of this work to argue the definition of ' ' Social&#039 fact; ' as the object of study of sociology, thus defined for Durkheim, but to call the attention for the place where the Man, individually, is placed, same that of indirect form, since, it is standed out one more time, he is not the Man its object of study.

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