Auguste Comte And The French Revolution

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This amazing man, founder of sociology, Auguste Comte was born on January 19, 1798 in Paris France. He grew up in the wake of the French Revolution where society expierenced violent conflict and feelings of alienation. He didn’t believe in religion nor royalty and because of the era he grew up in he spent much of his time coming up with a philosophy for a new social order for everything that was happening. Auguste was born to Rosalie Boyer and Louis Comte, both monarchists and devout Roman Catholics. He attended the Univeristy of Montpellier and proved to be magnificiant in math and science. Because he dropped out of school before actually earning his degree he struggled paying bills and being able to support himself economically. Comte lived in Parrris and earned an okay living by teaching journalism and math while still wanting to learn more about the study of economics, history and philosophy. At the age of 19, he met a man by the name of Henri de Saint-Simon, “a French social reformer and one of the founders of socialism, who was the first to clearly see the importance of econo...

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