Jean-Gabriel Tarde (March 12, – May 13, ), a French criminologist and Tarde codified his ideas in the “three laws of imitation”. The Laws of Imitation has 17 ratings and 3 reviews. Phillip said: Tarde belongs to that initial moment of the emergence of sociology as a science as such. Tarde makes a distinction between logical and extra-logical laws of imitation. The logical laws are to be discovered when- ever an invention is imitated solely.

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This “Kindle edition” is just a raw OCR text dump. That’s the philosophical background that lets him then talk about how all human life is imitation or innovation, and that all innovation is based on imitation. He obtained a post as director of criminal statistics at the Ministry of Justice.

The Laws of Imitation

He was supporter of mass-society, believing that people need to be together to disperse and apply new ideas and opinions more quickly. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Sociologists from the Chicago school of sociology took up some of Tarde’s insights and further built on them.

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This edition is full of typos so serious that it is impossible to figure out from context what the misspelled word was supposed to be. Taking all of this into consideration imitations and inventions, and beliefs and desires gabrifl potentially enter into a diverse constellation of relations. Aaron Chivington added it Jan 30, However, for Tarde, it is only the imitations which can be said to behave according to a truly social logic.

Direct contact with deviance fosters more deviance.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. Gabriel Tarde believed that three distinctive, yet interrelated processes characterize human society— Invention, Imitation, and Opposition.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. History of “Gabriel Tarde” Note: After the death of his mother, Tarde left Sarlat and settled in Paris. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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BookDB marked it as to-read Nov 02, Jeffrey Alegre marked it as to-read Aug 23, Although Tarde’s work was generally not well received in France due to the dominance of Durkheim’s views, his work on imitation did find relatively ready application in the field of criminology. Among the concepts that Tarde initiated were the group mind taken up and developed by Gustave Le Bonand sometimes advanced to explain so-called herd behaviour or crowd psychologyalws economic psychologywhere he anticipated a number of modern developments.

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