Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Auguste Comte


These are unedited sites. Check with your instructor to be sure they are acceptable sources for classwork.

Auguste Comte (1798-1857) Biography by Peter Landry

Modern History Sourcebook: Auguste Comte (1798-1857): A General View of Positivism

A General View of Positivism taken from A General View of Positivism, translated by J H Bridges, Robert Speller and Sons, 1957, by Andy Blunden

The Positivist Calendar Excerpted from System of Positive Polity, Vol. IV (London, 1877), pp. 116f, 346f.

Lecture 25: The Age of Ideologies (3): The World of Auguste Comte (from The History Guide’s Lectures on Modern European Intellectual History)