The New Durkheim

The New Durkheim

by Ivan Strenski


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813538945
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 152.40(w) x 228.60(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

So Much More Durkheim     3
Turning the Philosophical Ground
Durkheim, Hamelin, and the "French Hegel"     33
The Ironies of Fin-de-Siecle Rebellions against Historicism and Empiricism in the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Fifth Section     66
The Vagaries of Religieus Belonging
Durkheim, Judaism, and the Afterlife     87
Zionism, Brahminism, and the Embodied Sacred: What Durkheimians Owe to Sylvain Levi     118
The Rise of Ritual and the Hegemony of Myth: Sylvain Levi, the Durkheimians, and Max Muller     134
Durkheim, Hubert, and the Clerical Modernist Discourse on Symbolism     158
Institutions and Other Afflictions
Durkheim, Disciplinarity, and the "Sciences Religieuses"     181
Liberal Protestant Theology and/or "Science Religieuse"     203
The Durkheimians and the Protestants in the Ecole Pratique, Fifth Section: The Dark Side     216
Politics and Pedagogy Today
Durkheim Sings: Teaching the "New Durkheim" on Religion     229
Christians, Durkheimians, and Other Animals     249
Sacrifice, Gift, and the Social Logic of Muslim "Human Bombers"     270
A Durkheimian Text in Turkey: Ziya Gokalp, Huseyin Nail Kubali, and Muslim Civil Society     303
Notes     337
References     349
Index     367

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