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Another European Tradition: traceability of the social and the vindication of Gabriel Tarde

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Speaker(s): Professor Bruno Latour
Chair: Professor Nikolas Rose

Recorded on 4 February 2008 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

A rival of Durkheim, Gabriel Tarde was right to argue that the subject matter of sociology is not society but connections. The understanding of the social cannot be separated from the study of other associations.Bruno Latour is a philosopher and a sociologist and vice president for research at Sciences Po.

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