Auguste comte

(Isidore) Auguste (Marie François)
[ee-zee-dawr oh-gyst ma-ree frahn-swa] /i ziˈdɔr oʊˈgüst maˈri frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1798–1857, French founder of the philosophical system of positivism.
Historical Examples

A positive philosophy which auguste comte did not elaborate absorbs its highest thought, and dictates its largest measures.
Modern Society Julia Ward Howe

One man there was who professed to offer us an answer, auguste comte.
The History of the Fabian Society Edward R. Pease

auguste comte has been an influence because he endeavored to construct as well as to destroy.
Modern Leaders: Being a Series of Biographical Sketches Justin McCarthy

This is illustrated in the degree to which he was influenced by the speculations of auguste comte.
Through Nature to God John Fiske

The science of sociology as conceived by auguste comte was to substitute fact for doctrines about society.
Introduction to the Science of Sociology Robert E. Park

When nine years of age, the passion to know and to become was upon auguste comte.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8 Elbert Hubbard

In France the most notable achievement is the attempt which was made by auguste comte.
The Churches and Modern Thought Philip Vivian

auguste comte went home a hero, proud as a Heidelberg student, with a sweeping scar on his chin and the end of his nose gone.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8 Elbert Hubbard

In the positive philosophy of auguste comte he found the framework of his creed.
The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 12 (of 12) Robert G. Ingersoll

So thus rounded out the life of auguste comte—beginning in childhood, he traversed the circle, and ended where he began.
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8 Elbert Hubbard

(Isidore) Auguste (Marie François) (oɡyst). 1798–1857, French mathematician and philosopher; the founder of positivism


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