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Title On Durkheim's Elementary forms of religious life / edited by N.J. Allen, W.S.F. Pickering and W. Watts Miller.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.

Series Routledge studies in social and political thought ; 10
Routledge studies in social and political thought ; 10.
Subject Durkheim, Émile, 1858-1917. Formes élémentaires de la vie religieuse.
Alt Name Allen, N. J.,
Pickering, W. S. F.,
Watts Miller, William, 1944-
Description 1 online resource (ix, 225 pages).
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Note "Published in conjunction with the British Centre for Durkheimian Studies."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-215) and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- Spencer and Gillen in Durkheim: the theoretical construction of ethnography / Howard Morphy -- Did Lucien Levy-Bruhl answer the objections made in Les Formes elementaires? / Dominique Merllie -- Religion and science in The Elementary Forms / Robert Alun Jones -- The concept of belief in The Elementary Forms / Sue Stedman Jones -- Durkheim, Kant, the immortal soul and God / W. Watts Miller -- The cult of images: reading chapter VII, book II, of The Elementary Forms. / Giovanni Paoletti -- Durkheim and sacred identity / Kenneth Thompson -- Rescuing Durkheim's 'rites' from the symbolizing anthropologists / Malcolm Ruel -- Durkheim's bourgeois theory of sacrifice / Ivan Strenski -- Memory and the sacred: the cult of anniversaries and commemorative rituals in the light of The Elementary Forms / Werner Gephart -- Effervescence, differentiation and representation in the elementary forms / William Ramp -- Effervescence and the origins of human society / N.J. Allen -- Change, innovation, creation: Durkheim's ambivalence / Denes Nemedi -- Durkheim on the causes and functions of the categories / Warren Schmaus -- Durkheim and a priori truth: conformity as a philosophical problem / Terry F. Godlove, Jr.
Summary This is the first collection of essays to be published on Durkheim's masterpiece The Elementary Forms of Religious Life and includes work by the most important international Durkheim scholars.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585451702 (electronic bk.)
9780585451701 (electronic bk.)
9780415162869 (hc ; alk. paper)
0415162866 (hc ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 560129328
Additional Format Print version: On Durkheim's Elementary forms of religious life. London ; New York : Routledge, 1998 (DLC) 97029595

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