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  2. Auguste Comte | Biography, Books, Sociology, Positivism, & Facts

    Auguste Comte, in full Isidore-Auguste-Marie-François-Xavier Comte, (born January 19, 1798, Montpellier, France—died September 5, 1857, Paris), French philosopher known as the founder of sociology and of positivism. Comte gave the science of sociology its name and established the new subject in a systematic fashion.

  3. Auguste Comte - Wikipedia

    Isidore Marie Auguste François Xavier Comte ( French: [oˈɡyst kɔ̃t] ( listen); 19 January 1798 – 5 September 1857) [6] was a French philosopher, mathematician and writer who formulated the doctrine of positivism. He is often regarded as the first philosopher of science in the modern sense of the term. [7]

  4. Auguste Comte (1798–1857) is the founder of positivism, a philosophical and political movement which enjoyed a very wide diffusion in the second half of the nineteenth century. It sank into an almost complete oblivion during the twentieth, when it was eclipsed by neopositivism.

  5. Auguste Comte and His Role in the History of Sociology -...

    Auguste Comte was born on January 20, 1798 (according to the Revolutionary calendar then used in France), in Montpellier, France. He was a philosopher who is also considered to be the father of sociology, the study of the development and function of human society, and of positivism, a means of using scientific evidence to discern causes for ...

  6. Auguste Comte: Theory & Contribution to Sociology -

    Isidore Marie Auguste Francois Xavier Comte, known as Auguste Comte, was a French philosopher, born on January 19, 1798, in Montpellier, France, and died on September 5, 1857, in Paris....

  7. Auguste Comte - Sociology, Books & Quotes - Biography

    Comte died of stomach cancer in Paris on September 5, 1857. Though self-centered and egocentric, Comte devoted himself to the betterment of society. QUICK FACTS Name: Auguste Birth Year: 1798...

  8. Auguste Comte summary | Britannica

    Auguste Comte, (born Jan. 19, 1798, Montpellier, France—died Sept. 5, 1857, Paris), French thinker, the philosophical founder of sociology and of positivism. A disciple of Henri de Saint-Simon , he taught at the École Polytechnique (1832–42) but gave free lectures to workingmen.

  9. Auguste ComtePositivism | Meaning & Explanation

    Auguste Comte (1788-1857) was a French philosopher and is known as the father of Sociology. He coined the term Sociology for the first time in 1838. Before 1838, sociology was not an independent science but was seen as a part of general philosophy.

  10. The Contribution of Auguste Comte to Sociology

    Auguste Comte was a French philosopher born on 19th January 1798 and died on 5th September 1857. His birthplace was Montpellier, France. He is known as “the father of ‘Sociology” as he was the first one to realize the importance of relating sociology with science. He has made huge contributions to the subject along with which he coined ...

  11. Auguste Comte | Biography, Philosophy and Facts - Famous...

    Auguste Comte Born as Isdore Auguste Marie Francois Xavier Comte on January 19, 1798 in Montpellier, France, Auguste Comte was a French philosopher, acclaimed for being the founder of positivism and sociology. He is accredited for naming the science of sociology and giving a system to the subject.