Definition of Comte, Auguste in English:

Comte, Auguste

Line breaks: Au|guste Comte
Pronunciation: /kɒmt
 
, kɔ̃t/
  • (1798–1857), French philosopher, one of the founders of sociology. Comte’s positivist philosophy attempted to define the laws of social evolution and to found a genuine social science that could be used for social reconstruction.

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