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Antoine-Augustin Cournot as a sociologist

Author: Robert Leroux
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The thinking of Antoine-Augustin Cournot has inspired a growing literature in economy and epistemology, but as of yet, his sociological thought has not been explicitly discussed and contextualized within the discipline. From the 1850s to the end of the 1870s, Cournot contributed significantly to the history of French sociology, particularly in the development of one essential idea: that forms of knowledge are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Leroux, Robert, 1964-
Antoine-Augustin Cournot as a sociologist.
Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019]
(DLC) 2018962026
(OCoLC)1057775696
Named Person: A A Cournot
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Leroux
ISBN: 9783030046873 3030046877
OCLC Number: 1086535195
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 166 pages)
Contents: Context and general ideas of the book --
The necessity of history --
Epistemological issues --
Action, rationalism, and social change --
The study of the social milieu --
Cournot and the French sociological tradition.
Responsibility: Robert Leroux.

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