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By Auguste Comte, J. H. Bridges, Frederic Harrison

ISBN-10: 1108000649

ISBN-13: 9781108000642

In A common View of Positivism French thinker Auguste Comte (1798-1857) offers an summary of his social philosophy often called Positivism. Comte, credited with coining the time period 'sociology' and one of many first to argue for it as a technology, is anxious with reform, growth and the matter of social order in society. during this English variation of the paintings, released in 1865, he addresses the sensible difficulties of enforcing his philosophy or doctrine, as he additionally refers to Positivism, into society. He believes that society evolves via a sequence of levels which are governed through social legislation and culminate in an excellent type of social lifestyles. in this reorganisation of society, so that it will locate its maximum supporters between ladies and the operating classification, a 'new ethical strength' will emerge. below the motto 'love, order and growth' Comte needs humanism to interchange organised faith because the item of non secular worship.

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Unity in our moral nature is, then, impossible, except so far as affection preponderates over intellect and activity. The proper ^rue a s ^ i s fundamental principle is for the n n f tei iect° is° the individual, it is in public life that its necessity service of the c a n \ye demonstrated most irrefutably. The Social Sym- J pathies. problem is in reality the same, nor is any different solution of it required; only it assumes such increased dimensions, that less uncertainty is felt as to the method to be adopted.

In that case the synthesis would always remain limited to abstract laws. But its true object, that of supplying an objectivebasis for the great synthesis of human life, will none the less be attained. For this groundwork of abstract knowledge would introduce harmony between all our mental conceptions, and thereby would make it possible to systematize our feelings and actions, which is the object of all sound philosophy. The abstract study of nature istherefore all that is absolutely indispensable for the establishment of unity in human life.

Too far to reduce it to these two terms. One connecting link was supplied by the science of Chemistry which arose in the middle ages. The natural succession of Astronomy, Chemistry, and Biology leading gradually up to the final science, Sociology, made it possible to conceive more or less imperfectly of an intellectual synthesis. But the interposition of Chemistry was not enough: because, though its relation to Biology was intimate, it was too remote from Astronomy. For want of understanding the mode in which astronomical conditions really affected us, the arbitrary and chimerical fancies of astrology were employed, though of course quite valueless except for this temporary purpose.

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