Auguste Comte

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French philosopher remembered as the founder of positivism

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Moreover, first six sections focus on six well-known theorists: Saint Simon, August Comte, John Stuart Mill, Friedrich August Hayek, Karl Raimund Popper, and Isaiah Berlin.
The sociological thought of Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406) was more than four centuries ahead of that of August Comte (1798-1857), the founder of contemporary Western sociology.
For instance, he pays much attention to Destutt de Tracy (1754-1836), a thinker who was largely unknown and unstudied during the 20th century, but who in the 19th century was widely influential, quoted as an authority by such major figures as Thomas Jefferson, August Comte and Karl Marx.
As for the author's treatment of Solov'ev, he omits a discussion of Solov'ev's lecture on August Comte as one of the loci of his teaching on Sophia.
In roughly 1830, he argues (when the first volume of Course in Positive Philosophy by August Comte was published), these conceptions began to shift "in the direction of increasing specificity, multiplicity, complexity, probability, and uncertainty" (6).