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A positivist primer: Being a series of familiar conversations on the religion of humanity.Conversation tenth.

A positivist primer: Being a series of familiar conversations on the religion of humanity.:... This chapter discusses the positivist view of man in society, as articulated by Comte. Misconceptions of Comte's views are addressed. The acceptance of the positivist philosophy and religion among educated and cultured classes is also explored. The differences between the views Comte and Herbert Spencer regarding women and relations between the sexes is examined. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved) http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

A positivist primer: Being a series of familiar conversations on the religion of humanity.Conversation tenth.

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Publisher
David Wesley & Co
Copyright
Copyright © 1871 American Psychological Association
Pages
78 –85
DOI
10.1037/12253-010
Publisher site
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the positivist view of man in society, as articulated by Comte. Misconceptions of Comte's views are addressed. The acceptance of the positivist philosophy and religion among educated and cultured classes is also explored. The differences between the views Comte and Herbert Spencer regarding women and relations between the sexes is examined. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved)

Published: Nov 8, 2010

Keywords: society; man; positivism; Comte; Herbert Spencer; women; male female relations

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