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...Duncan, David David Duncan was born in Aberdeen on 5 November 1839 and died on 18 May 1923. He was educated at Aberdeen Grammar School and the university of that city, as well as at the universities of Edinburgh and Berlin. Originally...
...Kidd, Benjamin Benjamin Kidd was born in Bandon, Ireland on 9 September 1858 and died in Croydon on 2 October 1916. Privately tutored, he became a civil servant in London, a full-time writer, a freelance journalist and a social prophet. He...
...Park, Robert Ezra Robert Park was born on 14 February 1864 in Harveyville, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Red Wing, Minnesota. In 1882 he entered the University of Minnesota, but transferred after one year to the University of Michigan, where...

Durkheim, David Émile (1858–1917)

Alexander T. Riley

Alexander T. Riley is with the Department of Sociology and Anthopology, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Durkheim wrote on a very wide range of topics over the three decades of his scholarly career. Throughout the length and breadth of his work, a major question is engaged over and over again: how to establish and maintain modern moral...
...Cooley, Charles Horton Charles H. Cooley was born on 17 August 1864 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His father, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, was on the faculty of the University of Michigan Law School, published several influential works on law...
...Parsons, Talcott Talcott Parsons was born on 10 December 1902 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His family moved to New York City in 1918. He entered Amherst College in Massachusetts in 1920 to study biology and prepare for a career...
...Gouldner, Alvin Ward Alvin Ward Gouldner was born on 29 July 1920 in New York City. He received a BA degree from City College of New York in 1941, and then did graduate study in sociology at Columbia University, earning an MA in 1945...
...August Ludwig Schlözer was born in Gaggstadt in the county of Hohenlohe-Kirchberg on 5 July 1735 and died in Göttingen on 9 September 1809. He was the son of the minister Georg Schlözer. After studying theology, philology and oriental...
...Edger, Henry Henry Edger was born on 22 January 1820 in the parish of Fletching, Sussex, England, and he died on 17 April 1888 in Versailles, France. He was raised as a Protestant dissenter, but in his youth he abandoned Christianity...

Lucien Lévy-Bruhl (1857–1939)

Stanislas Deprez

Stanislas Deprez is with the Centre ETHICS (EA 7446), Université Catholique de Lille, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The philosophy professor Lucien Lévy-Bruhl was born on April 10, 1857, in Paris. His parents came from Metz. His father, Sylvain Lévy, was a merchant. The family was of Jewish faith but not religious. Lucien married Alice Louise Bruhl...