Comtian


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Com•ti•an

or Com•te•an

(ˈkɒm ti ən, ˈkɔ̃-)

adj.
of or pertaining to the philosophy of Auguste Comte.
[1850–55]
Comt′ism (-tɪz əm) n.
Comt′ist, n., adj.
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The wretched state of the church appeared to be a symbolic expression of the decline of Comtian thinking.
Not unconnected to this development was the Comtian program of social science, which emphasized empirical research, statistics, and an overall imitation of the methods of the physical sciences, all for the purpose of improving people's material condition and thrusting mankind into the "positive stage of history.
A spectre haunts this book--it is the spectre of Comtian sociology.