On the Origin and Use of the Word "Sociology," and on the Relation of Sociological to Other Studies and to Practical Problems

@article{BranfordOnTO,
  title={On the Origin and Use of the Word "Sociology," and on the Relation of Sociological to Other Studies and to Practical Problems},
  author={V. Branford},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  volume={9},
  pages={145 - 162}
}
ONLY after a severe and protracted struggle has the word "sociology" established itself in international usage. It was introduced by Auguste Comte in the series of lecture courses which resulted in the publication of the Positive Philosopy -the final instalment of this appearing in I842. Comte's intention in introducing the word has been widely misunderstood. It has too often been confused with the suggestions of practical change in polity and in religion which Comte in the later part of his… Expand
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