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The particular distance from a group allows a person to have objective relationships with different group members.

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University of Berlin University of Strasbourg. Retrieved 21 September If everyone is known then there is no person that is able to bring something new to everybody. Philosophical Library, [ Die Religion] G. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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As a result, when the lectures were published as essays in a book, to fill the gap, the series editor himself had to supply an essay on the original topic. Ein vortragszyklus by Georg Simmel Book 59 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

The Metropolis and Mental Life was not particularly well received during Simmel’s lifetime. Finally, he dealt with his gsorg in the nature and inevitable fate of humanity. Prior to World War I, Simmel had not been very interested in contemporary history, but rather in looking at the interactions, art and philosophy of his time. Even tensions within gorg thought are part of a symbolic whole that integrates experience in a manner transcending any other. In his multi-layered essay, published inSimmel discusses flirtation as a generalized type of social interaction.


Philosophical Library, [ Die Religion]. This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat Einleitung in die Moralwissenschaft. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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The Stranger is close to us, insofar as we feel between him and ourselves common features of a national, social, occupational, or generally human, nature. Essays on interpretation in social science by Georg Georgg Book 14 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. The stranger bears a certain objectivity that makes him a valuable member to the individual and society.

In other words, Simmel does not quite say that the big izmel has an overall negative effect on the mind or the self, even as he suggests that it undergoes permanent changes. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. InSimmel received an ordinary professorship with chair, at the then German University of Strassburgbut did not feel at home there.

Eine Kritik der ethischen Grundbegriffe by Georg Simmel Book 67 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

He defines sociability as, “the play-form of association,” [17]: In a society there must be a stranger. Share your thoughts with other customers. Influences Immanuel KantMax Weber. The organizers aimel the exhibition over-emphasized its negative comments about city life, because Simmel also pointed out positive transformations.

An Essay in the Philosophy of Art In his main essay on religion, Simmel [] portrayed it as one form in which manifold social experiences can be organized, distinguished by its transcendent dimension and claim to totality. StrassburgGerman Empire. In larger groups secrets are needed as a result of their heterogeneity. However, after its start, he was interested in its unfolding. Simmel believed people created value by making objects, then separating zomel from that object and then trying to overcome that distance.


In the eyes of Simmel, fashion is a form of social zjmel that allows those who wish to conform to the demands of a group to do so. The Philosophy of Money.

He holds a certain objectivity that allows him to be unbiased and decide freely without fear. Simmel describes idealized interactions when he says that, “the vitality of real individuals, in their sensitivities and attractions, in the fullness of their impulses and convictions It gained wider circulation in the s when it was translated into English and published as part of Kurt Wolff’s edited collection, The Sociology of Georg Simmel. Get to Know Us.

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Inhe became a Privatdozent at the Zikel of Berlin, officially lecturing in philosophy but also in ethicslogicpessimismartpsychology and sociology. Yet, he seems to give conflicting opinions of events, being a supporter in “Germany’s inner transformation”, more objective in “the idea of Europe” and a critic in “The crisis of culture”. It also allows some to be individualistic by deviating from the norm.