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Author Rawls, Anne Warfield, 1950-
Title Epistemology and practice : Durkheim's The elementary forms of religious life / Anne Warfield Rawls.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Author Rawls, Anne Warfield, 1950-
Subject Durkheim, Émile, 1858-1917. Formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse. English.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 355 pages)
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-344) and index.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Durkheim's Outline of the Argument in the Introductory Chapter; 2 Durkheim's Dualism: an Anti-Kantian, Anti-Rationalist Position; 3 Sacred and Profane: the First Classification; 4 Totemism and the Problem of Individualism; 5 The Origin of Moral Force; 6 The Primacy of Rites in the Origin of Causality; 7 Imitative Rites and the Category of Causality; 8 The Category of Causality; 9 Logic, Language and Science; 10 Durkheim's Conclusion Section iv: Logical Argument for Social Origin of the Categories.
ConclusionBibliography; Index.
Summary In this original and controversial book Professor Rawls argues that Durkheim's The Elementary Forms of Religious Life has been consistently misunderstood. It is his crowning achievement and an attempt to establish a unique epistemological basis for the study of sociology and moral relations.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511080662 (electronic bk.)
9780511080661 (electronic bk.)
9780511488849 (electronic bk.)
051148884X (electronic bk.)
9780511079900 (electronic bk.)
0511079907 (electronic bk.)
052165145X (Cloth)
OCLC # 59224305
Additional Format Print version: Rawls, Anne Warfield, 1950- Epistemology and practice. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004 052165145X (DLC) 2004045120 (OCoLC)54479283

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