Definition of Comte, Auguste in English:

Share this entry

Comte, Auguste

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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.