The Course in Positive Philosophy by Auguste Comte

"The Course in Positive Philosophy" is a philosophical work that introduces and elaborates on the concept of positivism, a belief system that emphasizes empirical science and factual knowledge. The author argues that society has passed through three stages: theological, metaphysical, and positive, with the positive stage being the most advanced and accurate. He asserts that all knowledge must come from observable phenomena and scientific inquiry, rejecting metaphysics and theology. The book is a cornerstone of modern sociology and philosophy, influencing many later thinkers.

The 4710th greatest book of all time


Published
1830
Nationality
French
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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