Category Archives: Societal Organizations

ÉMILE DURKHEIM
(1858-1917)

from Suicide

  Émile Durkheim is widely regarded as the founder of the French school of sociology. He was born in Épinal, Lorraine, to a Jewish family who expected him to become a rabbi like his father. Instead, his success in secular … Continue reading

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KARL MARX
(1818-1883)

from Peuchet on Suicide

  Born in Trier, Prussia, the third of seven children, Karl Heinrich Marx was educated at home until the age of 13. His father, descended from a long line of rabbis, was prohibited by the Prussian authorities from practicing law … Continue reading

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