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  • adjective Of or pertaining to David Émile Durkheim (1858-1917), French positivist sociologist commonly cited as the principal architect of modern social science.

Etymologies

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Durkheim +‎ -ian

Examples

  • To use the term "disaffected" is to bring a Durkheimian mindset to the table; it is to offer the beginnings of a diagnosis of the problem as well as a description.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Both Gilbert and Tuomela seem to think that groups have intentions that are autonomous from the purposes and intentions of members of the group -- a sort of Durkheimian view of the autonomous reality of the mentality of groups.

    Acting as a group

  • To use the term "disaffected" is to bring a Durkheimian mindset to the table; it is to offer the beginnings of a diagnosis of the problem as well as a description.

    Disaffected youth

  • The guy sitting next to me on the sofa concluded that his view on gay culture is Durkheimian.

    Michelle Haimoff: The Importance Of The Gay Cliche

  • Beyond the recognition, however, that Weber is not simply a sociologist par excellence as Talcott Parsons's Durkheimian interpretation made him out to be, identifying an idée maîtresse throughout his disparate oeuvre has been controversial ever since his own days and is still far from settled.

    Asthmatic

  • Both Gilbert and Tuomela seem to think that groups have intentions that are autonomous from the purposes and intentions of members of the group -- a sort of Durkheimian view of the autonomous reality of the mentality of groups.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Bloch reflects the Durkheimian social realist metaphysic by reaching behind individuals to the social group considered in its broadest aspect, the collective mentality.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Angus spent much time describing the early post-revolutionary period, one of Durkheimian effervescence my observation, not his.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Angus spent much time describing the early post-revolutionary period, one of Durkheimian effervescence my observation, not his.

    Old Home Day

  • Bloch reflects the Durkheimian social realist metaphysic by reaching behind individuals to the social group considered in its broadest aspect, the collective mentality.

    Marc Bloch's history

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