Cournot and the French Sociological Tradition

  • Robert LerouxEmail author


Since the end of the nineteenth century, there have been many attempts to draw comparisons between the works of Comte and Cournot. Some scholars, for various reasons, have seen important similarities in the writings of these two authors. Félix Ravaisson remarked in his famous report on the state of philosophy that “Cournot arrives at conclusions that do not differ greatly from the positivist doctrine as constituted above all by Auguste Comte.”

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  1. 1.University of OttawaOttawaCanada

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