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Auguste Comte (1271)

Profession
Philosopher
Nationality
French
Born
1798, Montpellier
Died
1857, Paris
Short Biography
Isidore Auguste Marie François Xavier Comte (19 January 1798 – 5 September 1857), better known as Auguste Comte (French: [oɡyst kɔ̃t]), was a French philosopher. He was a founder of the discipline of sociology and of the doctrine of positivism. He is ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Studied science at Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, 1814-16
Appointments & Honors
  • 1816-18, teacher of mathematics in Paris
  • 1826-32, lecturer in Paris
  • 1832-42, tutor, examiner, Ecole Polytechnique