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Author Simmel, Georg, 1858-1918, author
Title On individuality and social forms : selected writings / Georg Simmel ; edited and with an introduction by Donald N. Levine
Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [1971]
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  301.108 Si471 1971    AVAILABLE    30500100390528
 Ethnology Library  HM51 S537 1971    AVAILABLE    30520020218757
 RCHSS Library  HM51 S537 1971    AVAILABLE    30560400326473
 人文社會聯圖  HM51 S537 c.2  AVAILABLE    30610020027298
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Descript lxv, 395 pages ; 21 cm
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Series The Heritage of sociology
Heritage of sociology
Note Half of the material included in this edition of Simmel's writings represents new translations. This includes Simmel's important, lengthy, and previously untranslated "Group Expansion and the Development of Individuality," as well as three selections from his most neglected work, "Philosophy of Money"; in addition, the introduction to "Probleme der Geschichtsphilosophie", chapter one of the "Lebensanschauung", and three essays are translated for the first time
Includes bibliographical references (page 395)
I. Philosophy of the social sciences: How is history possible? -- How is society possible? -- The problem of sociology -- The categories of human experience -- II. Forms of social interaction: Exchange -- Conflict -- Domination -- Prostitution -- Sociability -- III. Social types: The stranger -- The poor -- The miser and the spendthrift -- The adventurer -- The nobility -- IV. Forms of individuality: Freedom and the individual -- Subjective culture -- Eros, platonic and modern -- V. Individuality and social structure: Group expansion and the development of individuality -- Fashion -- The metropolis and mental life -- Subordination and personal fulfillment -- VI. Forms versus life process: the dialectics of change: Social forms and inner needs -- The transcendent character of life -- The conflict in modern culture
Subject Simmel, Georg, 1858-1918
Social sciences -- Philosophy
Social structure
Social psychology
Sociology Essays
Alt Author Levine, Donald N., 1931-2015, writer of introduction
Alt Title Georg Simmel on individuality and social forms
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