Karl Marx vs Emile Durkheim

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Economist, Philosopher
Sociologist & Philosopher
Net worth 2018
Sociologists
Industry
Sociologists
Trier
Residence
Épinal
German, Prussian
Country
French
05/05/1818
BirthDay
15/04/1858
March 14, 1883
Died On
November 15, 1917
Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
Education
Lycée Louis-le-Grand, École Normale Supérieure, Leipzig University
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1881

He was shattered by the death of his wife on December 2, 1881 and the death of his eldest daughter on January 11, 1883

1848

The first of Karl Marx’s important works was ‘The Communist Manifesto’, published in 1848 which is recognized as one of the ‘world’s most influential political manuscripts’

1843

Karl Marx married Jenny in a Protestant church in Kreuznach on June 19, 1843

1916

By 1916, he became disillusioned about the consequence of a possible German defeat and the advantage it would give the conservative clerical party in France and became conscious of his Jewish heritage

1915

In 1915, his son Andre was killed while fighting on the Balkan front

1912

In 1912, he published ‘The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life’, which analyzed religion as a social phenomenon

1902

By 1902, he realized his ambition of attaining a prominent position in Paris by becoming the chair of education at the Sorbonne, towards which the Parisian faculty had shown reluctance fearing “sociological imperialism"His lectures were solely mandatory for the entire student body and had much influence over the new generation of teachers

1898

In 1898, he founded L'Année Sociologique, the first French social science journal which aimed to publish and publicize the works of a growing number of students and collaborators who developed his sociological program

1897

In 1897, he published ‘Suicide’, a case study offering a model of what the sociological monograph might look like

1892

In 1892, he published ‘The Division of Labour in Society’, his doctoral dissertation dealing with the nature of human society, its development and argued for moral and economic regulation to maintain peace and orderIn 1895, in ‘the Rules of the Sociological Method’ he declared that social sciences should also be based on a scientific method and founded the first European department of sociology at Bordeaux

1887

He was appointed with the official title, Chargé d'un Cours de Science Sociale et de Pédagogie at University of Bordeaux in 1887 to teach the university's first social science course

1885

In 1885 he left for Germany, studied sociology in Marburg, Berlin and Leipzig and by the following year completed the draft of his ‘The Division of Labor in Society’, his doctoral dissertation

1882

In 1882, Durkheim passed his aggregation, the competitive examination required for admission to the teaching staff of state secondary schools, or lycées, and soon began to teach philosophy

1879

He entered the École Normale Supérieure in 1879, at his third attempt and had as classmates brilliant people such as sociologist Jean Jaurès, philosopher Henri Bergson, historian Henri Berr and the psychologist Pierre JanetAt the Normale, he was guided by Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, a classicist with a social scientific outlook, and wrote his Latin dissertation on Montesquieu and read Auguste Comte and Herbert Spencer

1858

David Emile Durkheim was born on April 15, 1858, in Epinal, capital town of the department of Vosges, in Lorraine to Mélanie and Moïse, a rabbi of Epinal, and the Chief Rabbi of the Vosges and Haute-Marne