Sociology - Contributions of Auguste Comte to Sociology

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Auguste Comte [1798 – 1857] was the father of Positivism and inventor of the term sociology. He played a key role in the development of the social sciences and was highly influential on thoughts about progress in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Auguste Comte grew up in the wake of the French Revolution.

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Project onContributions of Auguste Comte to SociologySUBMITTED TO: Dr. Uttam Kumar Panda (FACULTY: SOCIOLOGY)SUBMITTED BY:SHRUTI SETHISEMESTER II-BROLL NO. 136HIDAYATULLAH NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITYRaipur (C.G)Submitted on: 10.04.2012AcknowledgmentsI feel highly elated to work on the topic Contributions of Auguste Comte to Sociology. I express my deepest regard and gratitude to my teacher, Dr. Uttam Kumar Panda for his unstinted support. I would like to thank my family and friends without whose support and encouragement, this project would not have been a reality.I take this opportunity to also thank the University and the Vice Chancellor for providing extensive database resources in the Library and through Internet.Shruti SethiSemester IContentsAcknowledgements21. Introduction42. Objectives53. Research Methodology54. August Comte: Biographical Sketch 65. Positivism or the Positive Philosophy of Comte96. Law of three stages127. Hierarchy of Sciences168. Comtes views regarding Sociology and Religion of Humanity199. Major findings2310. Conclusion2411. Bibliography25 IntroductionAuguste Comte [1798 1857] was the father of Positivism and inventor of the term sociology. He played a key role in the development of the social sciences and was highly influential on thoughts

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