[ durk-hahym; French dyr-kem ]
/ ˈdɜrk haɪm; French dürˈkɛm /
É·mile [ey-meel], /eɪˈmil/, 1858–1917, French sociologist and philosopher.
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How to use Durkheim in a sentence
Translated and adapted from Émile Durkheim, La division du travail social, pp. 24-209.
If these arguments are held to prove the inadequacy of Dr. Durkheim's hypothesis, we may bring forward our own.
The totem, says Dr. Durkheim, in explanation of exogamy, is a "god" who is in each member of his group while they are in him.
The supposed process seems to me doubly impossible by Dr. Durkheim's premises.
British Dictionary definitions for Durkheim
/ (ˈdɜːkhaɪm, French dyrkɛm) /
Émile (emil). 1858–1917, French sociologist, whose pioneering works include De la Division du travail social (1893)
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