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Durk·heim(dûrk′hīm, dür-kĕm′), Émile 1858-1917.
French social scientist and a founder of sociology who is known for his study of social values and alienation. His important works include The Rules of Sociological Method (1895).
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Durkheim(ˈdɜːkhaɪm; French dyrkɛm)
(Biography) Émile (emil). 1858–1917, French sociologist, whose pioneering works include De la Division du travail social (1893)
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Durk•heim(ˈdɜrk haɪm, dɜrˈkɛm)
Émile, 1858–1917, French sociologist and philosopher.
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