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The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than a political theorist. Consistently going beyond exegetical commentary, Elster argues that Tocqueville is eminently worth reading today for his substantive and methodological insights.5/5(2).

The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist. Drawing on his earlier work on the Alexis de Tocqueville of social behavior, Elster argues that Tocqueville's main claim to our attention today rests Author: Jon Elster.

The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political by:   A lexis de Tocqueville published what he hoped would be the first of two volumes studying the Ancien Regime and the Revolution in An untimely death meant that the second volume (dealing more explicitly with the events and the outcome of.

Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist Jon Elster The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist. The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist.

Drawing on his earlier work on the explanation of social behavior, Elster argues that Tocqueville's main claim to our attention today rests on the large number of exportable causal mechanisms to be found in his work, many of which are. Free Online Library: Alexis de Tocqueville: the First Social Scientist.(Brief article, Book review) by "Contemporary Review"; News, opinion and commentary Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book reviews.

The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist. Drawing on his earlier work on the explanation of social behavior, Elster argues that Tocqueville''s main claim to our attention today rests on the large number of exportable causal mechanisms to be found in his work, many of which are.

Buy Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist 1 by Elster, Jon (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. As one would guess, in Alexis de Tocqueville: The First Social Scientist, Jon Elster’s approach to Tocqueville is the very opposite of that of the contextualists.

He refers to practically no secondary literature on Tocque-ville, nor does he attempt to relate Tocqueville’s works to their time and context. Alexis de Tocqueville: the first social scientist / Jon Elster. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardback) – ISBN (pbk.) 1. Tocqueville, Alexis de, – 2.

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The book proposes a new interpretation of Alexis de Tocqueville that views him first and foremost as a social scientist rather than as a political theorist. Drawing on his earlier work on the explanation of social behavior, Elster argues that Tocqueville's main claim to our attention today rests on the large number of exportable causal.

Référence(s): Jon Elster, Alexis de Tocqueville. The First Social Scientist, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,pages, IS BN Author: Jimena Hurtado. De La Démocratie en Amérique (French pronunciation: [dəla demɔkʁasi ɑ̃n‿ameˈʁik]; published in two volumes, the first in and the second in ) is a classic French text by Alexis de title translates as On Democracy in America, but English translations are usually simply entitled Democracy in the book, Tocqueville examines the democratic revolution Cited by:   A sumptuous, stringent and path-breaking book.' Stephen Holmes, New York University School of Law 'The long battle over the thought of one of the nineteenth century's most enigmatic figures continues here with the publication of Jon Elster's Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist/5(11).

The Norwegian social scientist Jon Elster, best known for his early work on rational choice theory, has long been an admirer of Tocqueville’s work. In his Alexis de Tocqueville: The First Social Scientist, he set out not only to justify the contentious claim in its title but also to show that Tocqueville offered abstract and general models.

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Bibliographical reference. Jon Elster, Alexis de Tocqueville. The First Social Scientist, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,pages, IS BN Jon Elster. Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social York: Cambridge University Press. x, $, Paul A. Rahe. Soft Despotism, Democracy.

Alexis de Tocqueville, (born JParis, France—died ApCannes), political scientist, historian, and politician, best known for Democracy in America, 4 vol.

(–40), a perceptive analysis of the political and social system of the United States in the early 19th century. Early life. Tocqueville was a great-grandson of the statesman Chrétien de Malesherbes ( On-line books store on Z-Library | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. 5, books books; 77, articles articles; Alexis de Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist.

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Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy in America: A New Translation by Arthur Goldhammer. Alexis De Tocqueville, the First Social Scientist, Paperback by Elster, Jon, ISBN X, ISBNBrand New, Free shipping Arguing that Tocqueville was fundamentally a social scientist rather than a political theorist, Elster emphasizes Tocqueville's substantive and.

Alexis de Tocqueville: The First Social Jon York: Cambridge University Press, Pp. x+ $ (cloth); $ (paper). Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, comte de Tocqueville (French: [alɛgzi də tɔkvil]; 29 July – 16 April ), colloquially known as Tocqueville (/ ˈ t ɒ k v ɪ l, ˈ t oʊ k-/), was a French aristocrat, diplomat, political scientist, and is best known for his works Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes, and ) and The Old Regime and the Revolution ().

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Find books. Considered one of the most influential works of the 19th century, Democracy in America offers insights into American politics that still ring true today Alexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocratic French lawyer, came to the United States in to study its penitentiary systems. His nine-month visit and subsequent reading and reflection resulted in this landmark masterpiece of political /5(6).

Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, Viscount de Tocqueville (; French: [alɛgzi də tɔkvil]; 29 July – 16 April ) was a French diplomat, political scientist and historian. He was best known for his works Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes, and ) and The Old Regime and the Revolution (). About Democracy in America.

Democracy in America has had the singular honor of being even to this day the work that political commentators of every stripe refer to when they seek to draw large conclusions about the society of the United States.

Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat, came to the young nation to investigate the functioning of American democracy and the social.Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville (French: ; 29 July – 16 April ) was a French political thinker and historian best known for his works Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes: and ) and The Old Regime and the Revolution ().

In both of these, he analyzed the improved living standards and social conditions of individuals, as well as their relationship to.Alexis de Tocqueville. My Searches (0) My Cart Added To Cart Check Out. Menu. Subjects.

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