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Emile Durkheim : The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life

Why Durkheim studied religion

Durkheim’s grew up in a religious atmosphere, though he himself became dis-interested in theology. His work, The elementary forms of religion… 690 palabras más


Memories of a Headache

The finale of “Museums, Galleries, and Heritage” has arrived; so whilst the module is far far from over (ten workshops and two essays from over, to be precise) I apparently now know all there is to know about these three aspects of life. 468 palabras más


Yitro's Visit Revisited (Yitro)

Note: The following is the first of two short articles on Yitro’s visit to Moshe, an episode which was recounted at the beginning of the Parshah we read this past Shabbos. 2.579 palabras más


Emile Durkheim : The Rules of Sociological Methods

What is society? Society consists of individuals, but is it just a congregation? Or, does it have a separate existence? Can it be a separate entity? 692 palabras más


Latour on Durkheim: Summary

I recently mused on Bruno Latour’s review of Durkheim’s 1912 text in social theory, The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. A summary of posts below. 87 palabras más

Bruno Latour

Latour on Durkheim: Part 5 of 5

Latour’s core criticism of Durkheim’s sociology of religion has been as follows: ‘gods’ are springing up everywhere. And they are springing up beyond the purview of Durkheim’s own sociological method. 494 palabras más

Bruno Latour

The History and Cultural Sub-Text Behind 'The Forest'

By Emma Louise Backe

Undoubtedly, the Aokigahara forest, otherwise known as the Sea of Trees, which sits at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan, has a preternatural quality, the ecological landscape as naturally arresting as it is unusual. 2.532 palabras más