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Anthem Companion to Georg Simmel

Anthem Companion to Georg Simmel

Edited by Thomas Kemple & Olli Pyyhtinen

Anthem Companions to Sociology

'The Anthem Companion to Georg Simmel' brings together new interpretations of the work of this sociologist and philosopher.

Hardback, 250 Pages

ISBN:9781783082780

January 2016

£70.00, $115.00

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About This Book

'The Anthem Companion to Georg Simmel' brings together new interpretations of the work of this sociologist and philosopher. It discusses how Simmel’s work is relevant, interesting and significant for advancing contemporary discussions and debates. Compared to the volumes of works on other sociological giants like Émile Durkheim, Karl Marx and Max Weber, the Anglophone secondary literature on Simmel has remained relatively scarce until recently.

The book addresses general questions on ‘social life in process’ that characterize the whole of Simmel’s work and also includes chapters that focus on specific issues. The primary concern in each chapter is not just to review Simmel’s ideas or provide accurate readings but often neglected readings but also to explore how Simmel offers a model for addressing various disciplinary concerns and examine the degree to which he continues to speak to the experience of the present.

The international scholars writing in this companion are contributors to an emerging new wave of Simmel scholarship. Included in the volume is Austin Harrington’s translation of selections from Simmel’s book on Goethe and a comprehensive list of Simmel’s work in English.

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Thomas Kemple is professor of sociology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Olli Pyyhtinen is professor of sociology at the University of Tampere, Finland

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Anthem Companions to Sociology

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