Although the number of studies on Durkheim’s thought is very
large, the scarcity of works focusing on his life and intellectual trajectory is surprising.
This shows that, in the field of Durkheimian studies, specialists have preferred
a theoretical interpretation of the work over socio-biographical analyses
about the author. This paper provides a biography of the founder of the French
school of sociology, one that explores the fundamental milestones in his life and
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