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Tönnies, Ferdinand 1855-1936

Works: 497 works in 1,725 publications in 12 languages and 19,170 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Creator, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Translator, Publisher
Classifications: HM57, 301
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Community & society (Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft) by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

145 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu zai she hui xue shang de zui zhu yao gong xian shi fa xian bing shen ke chan ming zai ren lei de qun ti sheng huo zhong de liang zhong jie he de lei xing,Bing yong er fen fa de gai nian,Cong ren lei jie he de xian shi zhong,Chou xiang di gai kuo chu zhei liang zhong lei xing:gong tong ti yu she hui
The elements of law, natural and politic by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

52 editions published between 1869 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu nei rong bao kuo lun ren xing he lun guo jia liang bu fen,She ji lun suo gan,Lun rong ru,Lun jian shi,Lun zheng ti,Lun nei luan deng
Ferdinand Toennies on sociology: pure, applied, and empirical by F Tonnies( Book )

19 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Custom; an essay on social codes by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

27 editions published between 1909 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Custom, Ferdinand Tönnies illustrates the relationship of custom to various aspects of culture, such as religion, gender, and family. Tönnies argues that all social norms are evolved from a basic sense of order, which is largely derived from customs. As such, custom refers to the ideal, and the desirable, and it mediates subjective aspects of social life. Tönnies makes observations in Custom that are just as true today as when they were written over a century ago. The pivotal idea in Tönnies work is the observation that custom, like its individual counterpart habit, has three distinct aspects: a fact--an actual way of conduct; a norm--a general rule of conduct; and a will. The analysis, extended into the field of collective behavior, helps to explain how far custom can be regarded as a manifestation of a common will. Custom is a classic contribution in the grand canon of law and society scholarship. Moreover, the volume introduces several key elements of Tönnies' work focusing on broader sociological thought, which benefits both the theoretical understanding of law as an object of social science reflection, as well as provides empirical insights into the roles of law in society.--Back cover
Karl Marx, his life and teachings (Leben und Lehre) by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

15 editions published between 1919 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behemoth ; or, The long Parliament by Thomas Hobbes( Book )

30 editions published between 1889 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behemoth, or The Long Parliament is essential to any reader interested in the historical context of the thought of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). In De Cive (1642) and Leviathan (1651), the great political philosopher had developed an analytical framework for discussing sedition, rebellion, and the breakdown of authority. Behemoth, completed around 1668 and not published until after Hobbe's death, represents the systematic application of this framework to the English Civil War.In his insightful and substantial Introduction, Stephen Holmes examines the major themes and implications of Behemoth in H
Community and civil society by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ferdinand Tonnies's Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft (first published in 1887) is a classic of social and political theory in the later-modern period. It focuses on the universally endemic clash between small-scale, kinship and neighbourhood-based 'communities' and large-scale competitive market 'societies'. This theme is explored in all aspects of life - in political, economic, legal and family structures; in art, religion and culture; in constructions of 'selfhood' and 'personhood'; and in modes of cognition, language and human understanding. Tonnies is best known as one of the 'founding fathers' of modern sociology, but the present work lays greater emphasis on his relationship to European political thought and to developments in philosophy since the seventeeth-century scientific revolution, particularly the legacies of Hobbes and Kant. It can be read at many different levels: as a response to developments in Bismarckian Germany; as a more general critique of the culture of modernity; as a theoretical exercise in social, political and moral science; and as an unusual commentary on the inner character of 'democratic socialism'. This new translation and introduction make Tonnies's classic but difficult work accessible to English-speaking readers interested in social and political theory, intellectual and social history, language and cultural studies, and the history of economic thought."--Jacket
Kritik der öffentlichen meinung by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

22 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Am r. März 1907 wurde mir vom Herrn Verlagsbuchhändler und Schriftsteller O. HAERING - der angesehene Verlag ist seitdem auf die Firma J ULIUS SPRINGER übergegangen - der Antrag gestellt, ein Werk über die öffentliche Meinung zu verfassen. Herr HAERING machte mich auf das damals neue Buch von GABRIEL TARDE "L'opinion et la foule" aufmerksam; ihn habe Herr Professor GEORG JELLINEK darauf hingewiesen. Ich schätzte seit vielen Jahren T ARDE s Schriften hoch, wußte aber auch, daß unsere wissenschaftlichen Voraussetzungen, insbesondere die soziologischen, ziemlich weit voneinander entfernt waren; Herr HAERING selber sprach-die Ansicht aus, ein deutsches Buch über die öffentliche Meinung müsse anders gestaltet sein. Ich willigte ein, ein solches zu verfassen; den Gegenstand hatte ich schon in meiner Schrift "Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft" (1887) zu be rühren gewagt, indem ich den Begriff der öffentlichen Meinung in meine Lehre vom sozialen Willen aufnahm. Meine Zurüstungen zu dem Werke waren während der nächsten Jahre durch vermehrte akademische Tätigkeit, die der Statistik und Sozialökonomik galt, dann zumal durch den Weltkrieg und die Pflichten, die er auch dem Gelehrten auferlegte, gehemmt worden. Dennoch begann ich im Jahre I9I5, das Werk zu schreiben, und habe seitdem bis zum Herbst 1921 darin fortgefahren, wenngleich mehrmals durch größere und kleinere Arbeiten, die aus den Nöten der Zeit entsprangen, Unter brechungen eingetreten sind. Zu diesen Arbeiten rechne ich auch das kleine Buch "MARx' Leben und Lehre" (Jena I921)
Community and association (Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft) by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

25 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die Soziologie by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

33 editions published between 1931 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamental concepts of sociology (Gemeinschaft und gesellschaft) by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

8 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Hobbes by T. E Jessop( Book )

26 editions published between 1896 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best known for his contributions to political philosophy, Thomas Hobbes set out to develop a coherent philosophical system extending from logic and natural philosophy to civil and religious philosophy. In this introduction to Hobbes's thought, Otfried Höffe begins by providing an overview of the entire scope of his work, making clear its systematic character through analysis of his natural philosophy, his individual and social anthropology, and his political thought. He then offers an innovative examination of religious and ecclesiastical questions, touching not only on the political implications of religion so important to Hobbes, but also on his attempt to reconstruct Christianity in terms of a materialistic philosophy. He also explores Hobbes's continuous critique of Aristotle and Aristotelian Scholastics, in which Höffe argues that Hobbes and Aristotle have much more in common philosophically than is normally supposed - and certainly more than Hobbes himself acknowledged. Finally, Höffe sketches the influence Hobbes had and continues to have on the development of legal and political philosophy. -- from back cover
Ferdinand Tönnies on public opinion : selections and analyses by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text presents selections from Ferdinand Tonnies "Kritik der offentlichen Meining (Critique of Public Opinion)". The editors give a brief history of public opinion and provide the translation and original analyses of Tonnies work, situating it theoretically and historically
On social ideas and ideologies by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

8 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Sitte by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

22 editions published between 1905 and 1973 in German and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soziologische Studien und Kritiken by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

16 editions published between 1925 and 2009 in Spanish and German and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studien zur Philosophie und Gesellschaftslehre im 17. Jahrhundert by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

12 editions published in 1975 in German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobbes leben und lehre by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

20 editions published between 1896 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesamtausgabe by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

29 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prevention of crime by Ferdinand Tönnies( Book )

6 editions published in 1891 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Community and civil society
Alternative Names
Ferdinand Tönnies Duits filosoof

Ferdinand Tönnies German sociologist

Ferdinand Tönnies německý sociolog

Ferdinand Tönnies niemiecki socjolog i filozof

Ferdinand Tönnies sociólogo alemán

Ferdinand Tönnies sociologo tedesco

Ferdinand Tönnies sociologue allemand

Ferdinands Tennīss

Ferdinandus Tönnies

Normannus 1855-1936

Tainis, Pherntinant 1855-1936

Tainis, Pherntinant, 1885-1936

Toennies, F.

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Tonnies, Ferdinand. , 1855-1936

Tönnies, Ferdynand.

Тённис, Фердинанд, 1855-1936

Тённис, Фердинанд Немецкий социолог

Фердинанд Тенис

Фердинанд Тенис германски социолог

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The elements of law, natural and politicBehemoth ; or, The long ParliamentCommunity and civil societyFerdinand Tönnies on public opinion : selections and analysesSoziologische Studien und KritikenGesamtausgabe